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Protocol for Assessment of Post Stroke Hemiplegic Patient: Passive Joint Motion (J)

Purpose:

To examine the passive range of joint motion of a post-stroke hemiplegic patient as part of the protocol developed by Fugl-Meyer.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

G81, I61, I62, I63, I64

Description:

Fugl-Meyer et al developed a protocol for physical and functional assessment of a hemiplegic patient following a stroke. The examination is divided into various sections, including examination of passive joint motion. The authors are from the University of Goteborg in Sweden.

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