What are Righting vs Equilibrium vs Protective Reactions? See a comparison table and learn how to incorporate occupations into the assessment process concerning patient’s righting reactions, equilibrium reactions, and protective reactions in real-life contexts. Techniques described include breaking down occupations (activity analysis), creating simulated environments, and gathering subjective input to develop targeted interventions and enhance patient functional performance and safety.
Should you perform and document manual muscle testing (MMT) on patients who have hypertonicity and spasticity? How should you document it if you do not perform it? What should you use instead and how can you measure progress as an occupational therapist? Conditions this applies to include Parkinson’s and Cerebral Palsy.
Are you correctly classified as occupational therapy independent contractor? Or should you be an employee? What is exempt vs. non-exempt. Misclassification can result in hefty fines. Learn about the differences and whether you should seek further advice because you are incorrectly classified performing work as an occupational therapist.