What is the difference between a headache and a migraine? Headaches Mild, dull pressure Sensations mainly felt throughout the forehead or scalp Migraines Intense pulsing, throbbing Sensations mainly felt on one side of head Additional symptoms of nausea, dizziness, seeing flashing...
Refer to an ophthalmologist or optometrist. Meanwhile, OTs can provide interventions to enable the use of the client's remaining visual acuity. OT Interventions Increase background contrast Use black on white. Or apply bright colors (e.g., markers, tape). Increase illumination Using different types of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl8ijPGEKO8 Background 3D printing has become more affordable and accessible to the general population. Currently, in 2019 an entry-level 3D printer can be purchased for around $200, with filament material costing about $20 for a 2-pound spool. The process involves: Designing or...
Intermittent self-catheterization is the temporary placement of a catheter (tube) to remove urine from the body. This is done by placing the catheter through the urethra (the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside opening) to empty...
Background The purpose of a ROHO cushion is to decrease the amount of pressure on the sitting area through patented technology of interconnected neoprene air cells that increase and decrease in air volume to match an individual's contours. Research Comparison of Three Wheelchair...
Compression stockings can very helpful for people with lymphedema in their legs. Putting on compression stockings by yourself, for a family member, or patient can be challenging. Even for an experienced person, putting on compression stockings requires a lot...
  Research Systematic Review on Effectiveness of shoulder taping in Hemiplegia: provides sufficient evidence to suggest taping is a beneficial method for reducing pain and shoulder subluxation among stroke subjects (Ravichandran, et. al, 2019). Stroke patients with hemiplegic shoulder pain...
Occupational Therapy DVT & PE Evidence-Based Screening (2019) This post focuses on current evidence-based screening techniques for OTs who have a suspicion of DVT or PE for their patients, which will allow OTs to take appropriate action because of the...
Dorsiflexion Assist Wrap Instructions for Occupational Therapy This video shows how occupational therapists can use an ACE wrap for dorsiflexion assist during gait training and for ADLs. Benefits Cheap alternative to trial instead of fitting for an orthotic during the trial...
Rolyan Hemi-Arm Sling Instructions   Donning With Help A B C D 1. Open hook-and-loop closures on arm cuff and chest strap (strap that is not attached to Oring). Adjust the three remaining straps to their longest length. 2. With loose chest strap...