Strapping to prevent post-stroke shoulder pain


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To determine whether strapping the shoulder in hemiplegic stroke patients: (1) prevents the development, or reduces the severity, of shoulder pain, (2) preserves range of movement in the shoulder, and (3) improves the functional outcomes for the arm and patient overall.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 10 October 2001.

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Trial Basics


  • The New Zealand Lotteries Grant Board

Trial Design

Prospective, randomized, stratified, single-blind, controlled trial of 98 patients at a single New Zealand center. Stratification was by severity of disability at baseline.


  • HC Hanger, The Princess Margaret Hospital, Cashmere Raod, PO Box 731, Christchurch, New Zealand.