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Exercises for Postural Kyphosis

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AdultOTPTBack/SpineOrthopaedics
This handout provides exercises to improve kyphotic posture and pain related to that posture.
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Addressing Sex and Intimacy

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AdultOTPTSLPADLsAgingBack/SpineCaregiverChronic PainHip/PelvisKneesMultiple SclerosisOrthopaedicsSpinal Cord InjuryStroke
This resource covers strategies for addressing sex and intimacy regardless of clinical setting.
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Yarn Wheel

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultOTSLPArm/HandAttentionBrain InjuryMemoryOrthopaedicsPlanning/OrganizingSequencingStrokeVisual Processing
This activity provides a template and instructions to use a yarn wheel to address bilateral coordination, memory, attention, and sequencing. The end result produces a braided piece that can be used as a keychain, bracelet, etc.
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The Blood Vessels in the Brain

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AdultOTPTSLPBrain InjuryStroke
The brain has a complex network of blood vessels to provide nutrients and remove waste. These visuals can help explain how a person’s stroke or brain injury affected their brain.
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Vocal Fold Paralysis Treatment Options

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AdultSLPVoice
There are multiple treatment options for vocal fold paralysis. This clinical resource provides a general explanation for the SLP to understand better.
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Thought Organization Strategies

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AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryPlanning/Organizing
This material provides a list of strategies to assist with thought organization.
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IDDSI Level 6 (Soft and Bite-Sized)

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AdultSLPDietsDysphagia
The International Dysphagia Diet Initiative (IDDSI) level six is for modified solids called “Soft and Bite-Sized.” This material provides information for patients and their caregivers on this consistency’s characteristics, the reasoning for recommendation/need for this consistency, ways to test this consistency at home, and helpful recommendations for preparation.
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Handout

Cognitive Effects of Pharmacological Management of Agitation in Post-Traumatic Amnesia

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AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryMedications and Wellness
Pharmacological management should be the last option when managing agitation in the TBI population. This material reviews common medications prescribed to treat agitation following brain injury and whether the research supports use or not. Williamson, D., Frenette, A.J., Burry, L.D., Perreault, E.C., Lamontagne, F., Potvin, M.., Giguere, J.F., Mehta, S., Bernard, F. (2019). Pharmacological interventions […]
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Handout

Seated Core Stability/Balance Progression

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AdultOTPTNervous System Conditions
This is a simple seated core stability progression that can be used for people with severe core muscle weakness (e.g. people with strokes or cerebral palsy).
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Handout

Nutrition Guidelines for Hypertrophy

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AdultOTPTSLPSports and Exercise
Nutrition Guidelines for Hypertrophy. Slater, G. J., Dieter, B. P., Marsh, D. J., Helms, E. R., Shaw, G., & Iraki, J. (2019). Is an energy surplus required to maximize skeletal muscle hypertrophy associated with resistance training. Frontiers in Nutrition, 6. Morton, R. W., Murphy, K. T., McKellar, S. R., Schoenfeld, B. J., Henselmans, M., Helms, […]
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Handout

What Is Atrial Fibrillation

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AdultOTPTSLPCardiovascular Disease
Do you have patients that have atrial fibrillation? This document provides an easy to understand explanation of the condition and what to expect. Differential Diagnosis for Physical therapists 6th edition, Goodman, Heick, Lazaro
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Clinical Reference

HIPAA and PHI

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AdultOTPTSLPHealth Literacy
Do you or your patients have questions about HIPAA? This document outlines some of the details related to HIPAA and how it impacts both patients and providers. HHS.gov
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APTA’s Core Outcome Measures for Neurologic Conditions Quick Guide

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AdultOTPTNervous System Conditions
Do you struggle to write goals for your patients with neurologic impairment? This document outlines the objective measures as well as average scores and cutoff scores for individuals with neurologic impairment. Use it to write goals and guide your clinical reasoning. SRA labs, ANPT, Moore, J. et al. (2018). A Core Set of Outcome Measures […]
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Handout

Medicare and Medicaid

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AdultOTPTSLPHealth Literacy
Do you have patients who are navigating a change in health insurance? This document outlines general information about CMS medical coverage including medicare and medicaid. cms.gov
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Trigger Finger

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AdultOTPTArm/HandOrthopaedics
This resource details the condition of Trigger Finger, including the cause, assessment, and treatment options.
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Therapy Material

Mathematical Color by Number: Addition and Subtraction

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AdultOTPTSLPArm/HandAttentionBrain InjuryCalculations and TimeOrthopaedicsSequencingShouldersVisual Impairment/Neglect
This therapy material addresses numerical calculations, visual perceptual skills, and fine motor skills.
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Range of Motion Norms

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AdultOTPTArm/HandArthritisBack/SpineHip/PelvisKneesLegsNeckOrthopaedicsShoulders
This resource is a quick reference for normal range of motion ranges when assessing different parts of the body.
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Therapy Material

Reading a Nutritional Label

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTSLPADLsAphasiaBrain InjuryCardiovascular DiseaseDiabetesHealth LiteracyMedications and WellnessMultiple SclerosisVisual Processing
This therapy material works on cognition and mathematical skills, as well as health management via reading a nutritional label. Goyal, R., & Deshmukh, N. (2018). Food label reading: Read before you eat. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 7(1), 56.
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Handout

Cycle of Inactivity

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AdultOTPTSLPAgingArthritisBalance/VestibularCardiovascular DiseaseCOPDCOVID-19Fall RiskMental HealthStroke
This piece describes the cycle of inactivity and provides a visual illustration. Kortebein, P., Symons, T. B., Ferrando, A., Paddon-Jones, D., Ronsen, O., Protas, E., Conger, S., Lombeida, J., Wolfe, R., & Evans, W. J. (2008). Functional impact of 10 days of bed rest in healthy older adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological […]
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Handout

What is Wernicke’s Aphasia?

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AdultOTPTSLPAphasia
Wernicke’s aphasia is when a person has difficulty comprehending what others say. This material provides helpful communication tips to support comprehension.
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