Shoulder Goniometric Reading

2021-11-04 15:45:21
Rehabilitation
Shoulder Goniometric Reading

There is limited range of motion in shoulder joint in hemiparetic post stroke patients. A universal goniometer (UG) is considered the “gold standard” for measuring shoulder ROM. Conventional Physical therapy and virtual reality rehabilitation can improve shoulder movement.The system of VR game in our product is not a commercial system.The concept of this multi-level game is to reach out and take hold of different colored balls that appear on the monitor and toss them into baskets matching the color of the ball. The difficulty of the game increases with each level reached with a reward for each successful level. By using this virtual reality game based rehabilitation,ROM of shoulder which assessed by two methods,manual goniometer and computerized measurement improved significantly in post stroke Patients

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A universal goniometer (UG) is considered the “gold standard” for measuring shoulder ROM.