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Does the application of a Lycra arm sleeve change shoulder biomechanics in young healthy people? - A Mechanistic study (2019)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Desai, A., & Elliot, L. (2020). Does the application of a Lycra arm sleeve change shoulder biomechanics in young healthy people? - A Mechanistic study. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 32(1), 32-37. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPO.0000000000000265

Background/Aims: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is commonly reported in people with stroke. Lycra sleeves provide a compressive and supportive effect, influencing the neuromuscular activity in the affected body segment. A recent study reported reduc... Read More about Does the application of a Lycra arm sleeve change shoulder biomechanics in young healthy people? - A Mechanistic study.

Association between ultrasound assessment of glenohumeral subluxation and shoulder pain, muscle strength, active range of movement and upper limb function in people with stroke (2019)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Bradley, M., Gray, S., & Swinkels, A. (in press). Association between ultrasound assessment of glenohumeral subluxation and shoulder pain, muscle strength, active range of movement and upper limb function in people with stroke. European Journal of Physiotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1080/21679169.2018.1549273

Background: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a commonly reported post-stroke complication which has a negative effect on rehabilitation. Objective: To explore the association between GHS and other clinical outcomes in people with post-stroke hemip... Read More about Association between ultrasound assessment of glenohumeral subluxation and shoulder pain, muscle strength, active range of movement and upper limb function in people with stroke.

The effects of lycra arm sleeve on glenohumeral subluxation in poststroke hemiplegia - A preliminary study (2019)
Journal Article
Kumar, P. (2019). The effects of lycra arm sleeve on glenohumeral subluxation in poststroke hemiplegia - A preliminary study. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 31(1), 70-75. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPO.0000000000000226

© 2018 by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists. Introduction The primary aim of this preliminary prospective cross-sectional study was to assess the effects of Lycra arm sleeves on the glenohumeral subluxation (acromiongreater tuberosi... Read More about The effects of lycra arm sleeve on glenohumeral subluxation in poststroke hemiplegia - A preliminary study.

Does Lycra sleeve alter biomechanics of shoulder in people with post-stroke hemiplegia - A mechanistic study (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Macleod, L., Mohan, P., Wheeler, W., & Wai Tse, G. (2018, October). Does Lycra sleeve alter biomechanics of shoulder in people with post-stroke hemiplegia - A mechanistic study. Poster presented at British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) conference

Abstract Introduction Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous studies found that a Lycra sleeve can reduce acromion-greater tuberosity distance (used for assessment of GHS) in people with chronic... Read More about Does Lycra sleeve alter biomechanics of shoulder in people with post-stroke hemiplegia - A mechanistic study.

Is a Lycra sleeve an acceptable treatment for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: Patients, clinicians and family members’ perspectives (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Jones, R., Easton, C., & Turton, A. (2018, February). Is a Lycra sleeve an acceptable treatment for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: Patients, clinicians and family members’ perspectives. Poster presented at Society for Research in Rehabilitation, 40th Anniversary

Background: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a common post-stroke complication reported to occur in up to 81% of patients. It presents considerable challenges to the rehabilitation of the upper limb; impeding recovery of shoulder function. There i... Read More about Is a Lycra sleeve an acceptable treatment for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: Patients, clinicians and family members’ perspectives.

The effects of Lycra sleeves on acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Macleod, L., Mohan, P., Wheeler, C., & Wai Tse, G. (2018, February). The effects of Lycra sleeves on acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia. Poster presented at Society for Research in Rehabilitation, 40th Anniversary Conference

Abstract Introduction Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous studies found that a Lycra sleeve can reduce acromion-greater tuberosity distance (used for assessment of GHS) in people with chronic... Read More about The effects of Lycra sleeves on acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia.

Is a Lycra sleeve an acceptable treatment for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: Patients’, clinicians’ and family members’ perspectives (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Jones, R., Easton, C., & Turton, A. (2017, November). Is a Lycra sleeve an acceptable treatment for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: Patients’, clinicians’ and family members’ perspectives. Poster presented at UK Stroke Forum Conference

Abstract Background: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a common post-stroke complication reported to occur in up to 81% of patients. It presents considerable challenges to the rehabilitation of the upper limb; impeding recovery of shoulder functi... Read More about Is a Lycra sleeve an acceptable treatment for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: Patients’, clinicians’ and family members’ perspectives.

Effectiveness of Lycra sleeve for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke – A preliminary study? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Gibson R, R., Greet, J., Mills, M., Rossall, F., & Whale, R. (2017, November). Effectiveness of Lycra sleeve for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke – A preliminary study?. Poster presented at British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) conference - Poster Award

Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported to occur in 81% of patients post stroke. Lycra sleeves provide a compressive and supportive effect, influencing neuromuscular activity in the underlying body segment. The primary aim of this preliminary stud... Read More about Effectiveness of Lycra sleeve for glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke – A preliminary study?.

Assessment approaches for hemiplegic shoulder pain – A scoping review (2017)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Hugman, J., Owen C, C., Smith, E., Redfern, M., & Trenouth, S. (2017). Assessment approaches for hemiplegic shoulder pain – A scoping review. International Journal of Stroke, 12(5S), 7-59. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747493017732216

Abstract Introduction Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain (HSP) is reported between 16% and 84% in people with stroke. A recent survey of therapists in the UK reported that clinicians are using a wide range of assessment approaches irrespective of the underlyi... Read More about Assessment approaches for hemiplegic shoulder pain – A scoping review.

Use of portable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain in people with Chronic Stroke: A case series (2017)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., & Brouwers, J. (2017). Use of portable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain in people with Chronic Stroke: A case series. International Journal of Stroke, 12(5S), 7-59. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747493017732216

Abstract Introduction Hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP) has a reported incidence of up to 84% of patients. HSP is multi-factorial in nature and interventions are very varied but are generally unsatisfactory. The objective of this case series study is t... Read More about Use of portable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain in people with Chronic Stroke: A case series.

The effects of Lycra sleeves on acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia (2017)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Macleod, L., Mohan, P., Wheeler, C., & Wai Tse, G. (2017). The effects of Lycra sleeves on acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia. International Journal of Stroke, 12(5S), 7-59. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747493017732216

Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous studies found that a Lycra sleeve can reduce acromion-greater tuberosity distance (used for assessment of GHS) in people with chronic stroke (n=5). In a rec... Read More about The effects of Lycra sleeves on acromion-greater tuberosity distance, muscle activity and scapula position in people with post-stroke hemiplegia.

Inter-rater reliability of ultrasound measurements of acromion–greater tuberosity distance between experienced and novice raters in healthy people (2017)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., & Attwood, M. (2018). Inter-rater reliability of ultrasound measurements of acromion–greater tuberosity distance between experienced and novice raters in healthy people. Musculoskeletal Care, 16(1), 163-166. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1206

Acromion-greater tuberosity (AGT) distance is used to assess shoulder pathologies including rotator cuff tears. The aim of this pilot study was, to provide short course of training and assess inter-rater reliability of ultrasonographic measurements o... Read More about Inter-rater reliability of ultrasound measurements of acromion–greater tuberosity distance between experienced and novice raters in healthy people.

Effects of Lycra sleeves on shoulder girdle: A study to inform management of glenohumeral subluxation in post-stroke hemiplegia (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Desai, A., Elliot, L., Hamilton, F., & Dillon, Z. (2017, May). Effects of Lycra sleeves on shoulder girdle: A study to inform management of glenohumeral subluxation in post-stroke hemiplegia. Paper presented at European Federation for Research in Rehabilitation

Introduction Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous feasibility study on people with chronic stroke (n=5) reported reduction in GHS following wearing of the Lycra sleeve. However, the mechanism... Read More about Effects of Lycra sleeves on shoulder girdle: A study to inform management of glenohumeral subluxation in post-stroke hemiplegia.

A UK-Wide online survey of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice for the Management of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain (HSP) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., McCabe, C., Turton, A., Cramp, M., & Smith, M. (2017, May). A UK-Wide online survey of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice for the Management of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain (HSP). Paper presented at European Federation for Research in Rehabilitation

Hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP) is a common complication of stroke that can lead to reduced quality of life. The primary aim of the present study was to identify how HSP is assessed, diagnosed and managed in routine clinical practice by physiotherapis... Read More about A UK-Wide online survey of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice for the Management of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain (HSP).

Group exercise class for people with chronic stroke: A service improvement programme (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., & Sheehy, R. (2017, May). Group exercise class for people with chronic stroke: A service improvement programme. Poster presented at European Federation for Research in Rehabilitation

Introduction: Individuals with stroke are less physically active and have increased risk of secondary problems such as weakness, fear of falls, loss of confidence, social isolation and depression leading to increased disability. Group exercise classe... Read More about Group exercise class for people with chronic stroke: A service improvement programme.

Use of potable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain in people with chronic stroke - A case series (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., & Brouwers, J. (2017, May). Use of potable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain in people with chronic stroke - A case series. Poster presented at 2nd Congress on Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

Background: Hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP) has a reported incidence of up to 84% of patients. HSP is multi-factorial in nature and interventions are very varied but are generally unsatisfactory. The objective of this case series study is to report fi... Read More about Use of potable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain in people with chronic stroke - A case series.

Shoulder pain and subluxation in people with stroke: Where are we now and what's the future? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P. (2017, March). Shoulder pain and subluxation in people with stroke: Where are we now and what's the future?. Presented at ACPIN International Conference

Synopsis of Presentation: Hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP) and Gleno-humeral subluxation (GHS) are common secondary complications of stroke that can lead to functional limitations and reduced quality of life. The aim of this presentation is to shar... Read More about Shoulder pain and subluxation in people with stroke: Where are we now and what's the future?.

Investigating the effects of lycra sleeves on shoulder girdle: A study to inform management of glenohumeral subluxation in post-stroke hemiplegia (2016)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Desai, A., Dillon, Z., Elliot, L., & Hamilton, F. (2016). Investigating the effects of lycra sleeves on shoulder girdle: A study to inform management of glenohumeral subluxation in post-stroke hemiplegia. International Journal of Stroke, 11(9 (4S)), 55-56

Introduction Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is reported in up to 81% of patients with stroke. Our previous feasibility study on people with chronic stroke (n=5) reported reduction in GHS following wearing of the Lycra sleeve. However, the mechanism... Read More about Investigating the effects of lycra sleeves on shoulder girdle: A study to inform management of glenohumeral subluxation in post-stroke hemiplegia.

Management of hemiplegic shoulder pain: A UK wide online survey of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice (2016)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., McCabe, C., Turton, A., & Cramp, M. (2016). Management of hemiplegic shoulder pain: A UK wide online survey of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice. International Journal of Stroke, 11(9 (4S)), 56-57

Introduction: Hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP) is a common complication of stroke that can lead to reduced quality of life. The primary aim of the present study was to identify how HSP is assessed, diagnosed and managed in routine clinical practice by... Read More about Management of hemiplegic shoulder pain: A UK wide online survey of physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice.