Table 2: Self-reported complaints in the hemiplegic upper limb.

Reasons for wearing a static orthosisComplaints before orthosis useComplaints since use orthosis
Median (range) (0–10)Median (range) (0–10)

Spasticity10/118 (5–10)7.5 (5–10)
Hygiene maintenance5/117 (5–10)6 (1–7)
Pain3/118 (7–10)7 (0–9)
Edema0/11
Opening hand7/118.5 (7–10)7.5 (5–10)