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Trauma-Informed Care in Clinical Practice

Published by <p>This course furthers participants’ understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care and the neurobiological impacts of exposure to trauma across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the challenges individuals with trauma history face when accessing healthcare and how to utilize a range of personal and organizational practices to implement trauma-informed healthcare services. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Should exercises be painful in the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)

Published by <p>Providers who work with people with chronic pain often wonder how much pain to allow during exercise. This resource summarizes findings from a study that sought to answer this question. The authors attempted to find the effect of exercises that allowed pain compared to those that didn’t allow pain for pain, function, and disability by […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Reactive Stepping After Stroke: Determinants of Time to Foot Off in the Paretic and Nonparetic Limb (2016)

Published by <p>This study included a chart review of 105 individuals who had a history of a stroke. Each selected participant had been previously assessed in reactive balance control as part of a routine practice at the researchers’ clinical practice. The assessments were performed by physical therapists. Each individual included in the study was able to walk […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Interventions for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Among Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review (2022)

Published by <p>This systematic review followed the Cochrane Collaboration methodology. Inclusion criteria were Level 1 or 2 evidence, published in English, published from January 2011 to December 2018, intervention within the OT scope of practice, and at least one IADL outcome measure. The population included adults age 18 years and older with a diagnosis of MS. Coaching […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pain Rules HEP Guide

Published by <p>This intervention piece is a great tool to give with the initial exercise program. It outlines several different options that the clinician can choose for the patient regarding allowed pain with exercise. Smith, B. E., Hendrick, P., Smith, T. O., Bateman, M., Moffatt, F., Rathleff, M. S., Selfe, J., & Logan, P. (2017). Should exercises […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Social Networks May Shape Visually Impaired Older Adults’ Occupational Engagement: A Narrative Inquiry (2022)

Published by <p>This study sought to distinguish how different social networks contribute to various occupations of adults with ARVL to guide future vision-care policies, training for technology usage, leisure programs, and community mobility interventions. Inclusion criteria were as follows: (a) aged 60 years and older, (b) living with ARVL (including macular degeneration, glaucoma, and/or diabetic retinopathy), (c) […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Evidence-Based Practice for Managing Fall Risk in Older Adults

Published by <p>This document is a quick reference for commonly used outcome measures for older individuals to determine if they have risk of falling. The document outlines what measures are best supported and outlines the sensitivity and specificity of the risk of falls in the next year. Shirley Ryan Ability Labs, 2022Academy of Neurologic Physical TherapyAcademy of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

A Tutorial on Saliva’s Role in Swallowing With a Focus on Sjogren’s Syndrome (2020)

Published by <p>There is growing knowledge about saliva playing a role in oral preparation and swallowing biomechanics such as oral perceptions (sensing texture, viscosity, taste), bolus cohesion, signaling the swallow to be initiated, and overall swallowing coordination. There are various places saliva is produced in the mouth. About 60% comes from the submandibular glands, ~25% comes from […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Toileting with Spinal Precautions

Published by <p>This resource covers different strategies and equipment that can be used to help with toileting while the patient is in a TLSO and/or with spinal precautions. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

“You Say Severe, I Say Mild”: Toward an Empirical Classification of Dysarthria Severity (2021)

Published by <p>During a motor speech assessment, one of the primary goals is to determine the severity of speech impairment related to dysarthria. The current research for the best practice to determine the severity is largely untested with no accepted definition or classification system. The most common descriptions for dysarthria are the type and estimated overall intelligibility […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>