Assistive Technologies for Older Adults

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Laser-Pointer Therapy for Inattention/Neglect

Interventions for left neglect/inattention "The Dynavision is a large, computerized light board containing 64 small red square target buttons that light up randomly one at...

Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Practice for Cerebral Palsy

Summary of Evidence for CP OT Interventions most supported by EBP Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) Orthotics and Casting (Lower limb casting) Goal-directed training Bimanual...

Lab Values in Occupational Therapy Acute Care – Do I Need to Memorize?

A lot of students – myself included ask if we need to memorize the lab values for acute care or even inpatient rehab. If...

Proper Catheter Placement for Occupational Therapy

Proper Catheter Placement for Occupational Therapy Background When working with patients, especially mobilizing them, we take care to manage the foley. We unhook catheter tubing and...
Active vs Passive Memory Book

Active vs. Passive Memory Book – OT/SLP Collaboration

Memory books (not to be confused with Life Storybooks) can be useful tools to help patients with memory difficulties function in their environment. SLP...

Occupational Therapy for COPD in Acute Care / Acute Rehab / SNF /...

Background Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory (non-reversible) asthma. Therapeutic...
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Kinesio Tape Subluxed Shoulder – Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Treatment (2019)

  Research Systematic Review on Effectiveness of shoulder taping in Hemiplegia: provides sufficient evidence to suggest taping is a beneficial method for reducing pain and...

The New FDA Approved Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm and Occupational Therapy Practice

Aduhelm Controversy A headline showed up in my feed about how medicare may potentially cover the cost of the $56,000 annual controversial drug for Alzheimer's,...

Assessment to Use for the Acceptance of Pain | Occupational Therapy

Pain Acceptance One of the ways to help patients manage their pain is to assess for their acceptance of pain. Chronic pain acceptance involves experiencing...