Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI)
What it measures:
The Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) is a self-report measure developed to assess the patient’s perception of shoulder pain and disability during daily activities.
This summary contains information on the use of this test in patients with the following conditions:
- Rheumatoid arthritis (Christie, Dagfinrud, Garratt, Osnes, & Hagen, 2011)
- Adhesive capsulitis (Tveitå, Ekeberg, Juel, & Bautz-Holter, 2008; Staples, Forbes, Green, & Buchbinder, 2009)
- Rotator cuff disease (Ekeberg et al., 2008)
- Shoulder impingement (Engebretsen, Grotle,Bautz-Holter, Ekeberg, & Brox, 2010)
- Shoulder pain (Hill, Lester, Taylor, Shanahan, & Gill, 2011)
- Neurogenic or undetermined origin (Roach, Budiman‐Mak, Songsiridej, & Lertratanakul, 1991)
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