GivMohr Sling Considerations, Fitting, & Shoulder Subluxation Adjustment

Pros

  • Promotes weight bearing due to distal support

Cons

  • Hand is not free for functional activities.
  • Handpiece may be uncomfortable and cause skin breakdown.
  • May be difficult to don/doff independently.

Adjustment for shoulder subluxation

Evidence

Current research shows that the use of slings such as GivMohr remains controversial for shoulder subluxation prevention and correction. After this sling is doffed, shoulders will return to subluxation position.


References:

GivMohr Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx6W_TkF9J8ZPHtKV24lAbQ

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