Stroke Research and Treatment / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Long-Term Use of a Static Hand-Wrist Orthosis in Chronic Stroke Patients: A Pilot Study

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)

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