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Previously, research has focused more towards lower limb impairment and rehabilitation for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s Disease (PD) or stroke. However, arm and hand difficulties is another common symptom and can negatively impact activities of daily living, quality of life, functional status and independence. Limited research in arm and hand difficulties focuses on rehabilitation rather than supportive devices for when rehabilitation potential has been met. Therefore, the aim of the current study is to discover experiences of arm and hand problems primarily in those with MS, stroke and PD and to investigate whether assistive devices are already available. The collated information has the potential to shape future research and may indicate requirements for novel supportive devices that could work across several neurological conditions.
The researchers and looking for people to complete their survey. The link to the survey is https://qmu.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/an-exploration-of-upper-limb-dysfunction-in-people-living
The researchers are looking for participants who are;
Excluded if arm and hand difficulties due to unrelated Musculoskeletal injury/condition
Recruitment End Date: