International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2022)

Assessment of left right judgement task in patients with chronic musculoskeletal shoulder pain


Hingarajia Dharti

Background and objectives: Mapping of the body schema is an important tool to establish relationship between chronic pain and cortical reorganization. The The left/right judgement task (LRJT)is related to processes involved with cognitive function, sensorimotor integration, movement planning, and execution and hence, will be a good tool in identifying alterations of the body schema due to chronic pain. The objective of the study was to find the prevalence of LRJT affection in patients with chronic musculoskeletal shoulder pain. Method: A total of 71 patients from age group of 18-60 years with chronic musculoskeletal shoulder pain were included in the study based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. To assess LRJT Individuals were first explained and made to perform a trial of the LRJT and were then made to perform the actual test using the Recognise Shoulder App. Result: Prevalence of individuals having affection of LRJT was calculated based on test results suggest 10 (14.08%) out of the 71 participants having chronic musculoskeletal shoulder pain had affection of the LRJT. Conclusion: 14.08% had below normal responses to the Left Right Judgement Task amongst patients of chronic shoulder pain.
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Hingarajia Dharti. Assessment of left right judgement task in patients with chronic musculoskeletal shoulder pain. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 8, Issue 5, 2022, Pages 19-23
International Journal of Medical and Health Research