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Wheelchair user's shoulder? Shoulder pain in patients with spinal cord lesions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  419395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A questionnaire was circulated to the 708 members of the Spinal Cord Injuries Association in 1976. The response rate was 79.5%. Over one half (51.4%) of the respondents suffered from shoulder pain, an incidence in excess of any age group in a control population derived from a general practitioner's register. The pain, which was related particularly to wheelchair usage and other attendant factors such as transfers, was in some instances clearly in the shoulder, whereas in others it was more likely to be cervical root pain. The implication of these findings are discussed.
P J Nichols; P A Norman; J R Ennis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0036-5505     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Rehabil Med     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-04-25     Completed Date:  1979-04-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0212503     Medline TA:  Scand J Rehabil Med     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Pain* / epidemiology
Shoulder Joint*
Spinal Cord Injuries / rehabilitation*

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