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How do you perform scar massage after a mastectomy?

Abi Roxana Guerra, PT, DPT, CLT-ALM, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

April 1, 2022

How do you perform scar massage after a mastectomy?   Read More

   


What is Lifestyle Redesign® and how can it be used to manage chronic pain?

Lindsey Reeves, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS

March 11, 2022

What is Lifestyle Redesign® and how can it be used to manage chronic pain?   Read More

   


What are the benefits of completing a wheelchair seating assessment in the home?

Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP

January 7, 2022

What are the benefits of completing a wheelchair seating assessment in the home?   Read More

   


What is accessible design?

Sara Story, EdD, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, CAPS

November 4, 2021

What is accessible design?   Read More

   


What are inefficient versus efficient breathing patterns?

Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

August 3, 2021

What are inefficient versus efficient breathing patterns?   Read More

  


Can you use contraint induced motor treatment (CIMT) in skilled nursing settings?

Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L, CBIST

March 2, 2021

Can you use constraint induced motor treatment in skilled nursing settings?   Read More

 


Why do we want COVID-19 patients in a prone position?

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L

August 5, 2020

Why do we want COVID-19 patients in a prone position?   Read More

   


DIR/Floortime Model

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

September 4, 2019

What is the DIR/Floortime model?   Read More

 


Functional Cognitive Intervention: Grading Tasks to Maximize Outcomes

Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST

July 8, 2019

Why do we care about assessing cognition as OTs? Isn't that a speech-language pathologist's job?   Read More

 


Demystifying the Evidence: Strategies for Integrating Research into Adult Rehabilitation Settings

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

June 1, 2019

How do we integrate research into practice?   Read More

 


Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

February 1, 2019

Why should OT address incontinence?   Read More

  


Yoga Therapy for COPD

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

January 1, 2019

How is yoga therapy beneficial for patients with COPD?   Read More

 


Hippotherapy

Barbara Smith, MS, OTR/L

July 1, 2018

Why should we utilize hippotherapy?   Read More

  


Self-Catheterization: OT Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L

March 1, 2018

Most OTs work with patients and include demonstration of the actual ADL at some point. How do we justify this when we do not get to the actual activity or ADL with the patient? What goals would we hav...   Read More


Re-spawn: Optimizing Therapeutic Potential Through the Healing Power of Video Games

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

June 1, 2017

Due to sensory over stimulation do you suggest any timeline on video gaming for someone one with concussive symptoms or headaches? Are they starting to use this type of technology more in skilled nurs...   Read More

 


The Role of OT with Performing Arts Medicine

Rebecca Barton, DHS, OTR, FAOTA

April 1, 2017

Are patients reluctant to change their performing habits or bad habits? For traveling school therapists, what items would you suggest for their toolbox? Are orchestra companies willing to make necessa...   Read More


Falls in the Elderly with Fibromyalgia

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

March 13, 2017

Are the tests you mentioned (Test of Everyday Attention, the MASQ, and the FIQR) available online?   Read More

  


A Clinician's Perspective: Occupational Therapy For Persons With Renal Disease

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 27, 2017

Do you have suggestions for starting a program or training staff in this treatment area? Also, do we need to do education on shunt care?   Read More


Activities of Daily Living in Children and Adolescents with Spina Bifida: Developmental Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L, Debbie Victor, OTD, OT/L

February 20, 2017

Have you done executive functioning tests to assess struggling adolescents? If so, are there trends with this group? Also, do you run any social groups?   Read More

 


Different Types of Falls and Prevalence of Anticipated Physiologic Falls

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

February 22, 2016

Can you please review the different types of falls and why anticipated physiologic is so prevalent?   Read More


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