Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain that usually affects an arm or a leg. Typically develops after an injury including fractures,...

Pusher Syndrome Occupational Therapy Intervention

Pusher Syndrome Occupational Therapy Intervention Main Symptoms Body is tilted toward the paretic side when sitting or standing. Active pushing with nonaffected extremities, resulting in...

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...

Stroke Overview

Hemispheric Differences Left Brain Injury Right Brain Injury Right-sided hemiparesis/plegia Left-sided hemiparesis/plegia Right-sided sensory loss Left-sided sensory loss Speech & language impairments Visual-perceptual impairments Difficulty in planning/sequencing Impulsive behaviors Slow, cautious behavior Poor judgment Processing delays (including...