Best Top-Down Assessment for Occupational Therapy

What is a good research-based top-down assessment to use? First of all, I think it's awesome that you are looking at top-down assessments instead of...

Sensory Room at Georgia Aquarium – OT in the Wild

This sensory allows people to take a break from all the sensory stimulation going on at the Georgia Aquarium!This room, as well...

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...

CDC Updated Milestones (2022) for Occupational Therapy Practice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW0lWYNQZvs Introduction The CDC has updated and revised the developmental milestone checklist for children on their website. The last update was almost 20 years ago from...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Occupational Therapy Practice

Introduction Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by persistent unexplained symptoms of fatigue for more than 6 months in duration. People with CFS may experience...

Stroke Impact Scale and Impact on Activities – Occupational Therapy

Stroke survivors may have changes in their participation of activities that they usually do and that are meaningful to them. This depends on the...

Next Generation of Durable Medical Equipment! Graves x CVS Collection – Occupational Therapist’s Initial...

Tired of the same old looking DME: shower chairs, commodes, walkers, etc.? The Michael Graves CVS collection is now available to redesign and reinvent...

Splitting in Mental Health: Split Thinking vs Staff Splitting (Video) – Occupational Therapy

This video introduces the two types of splitting: 1) Split thinking (perception) 2) Staff splitting (behavior). https://youtu.be/hVLbMzgd76Y  

Isometric vs Isotonic vs Isokinetic – Occupational Therapy Foundations of Practice

Root word meanings Isometric - same length for muscles. Isotonic - same tension. Isokinetic - same speed throughout the movement. Isometric In isometric exercises, the muscles...

Burns – Occupational Therapy Evidence-based Interventions

Commonly used occupational therapy interventions for burns include: Physical activity and conditioning Pain management Scar management Orthoses and Splints Participation in Occupations Physical Activity and...