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Sjogren’s Syndrome and Dysphagia

Published by <p>Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that causes dry mouth, which can lead to dysphagia with reduced saliva production. This handout explains more about this disorder and provides some swallowing strategies to consider. <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>

Fear of Falling Avoidance Behavior in Parkinson’s Disease: Most Frequently Avoided Activities (2022)

Published by <p>The primary aim of this study was to determine which activities were reported to be avoided the most. Secondary aims were to determine if reported FFAB was different based on age, gender, disease severity, and fall history and to determine the association between avoidance of specific activities and fall history. 174 participants diagnosed with PD […] <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>

Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST) Scale

Published by <p>The Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST) Scale was created to generate a measure of pharyngeal dysphagia as a toxicity endpoint. This material explains its background and how to determine safety and efficiency grades to obtain a global rating of pharyngeal swallowing function. Hutcheson, K.A., Barrow, M.P., Barringer, D.A., Knott, J.K., Lin, H.Y., Weber, […] <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>

Leisure Possibilities of Adults Experiencing Poverty: A Community-Based Participatory Study (2022)

Published by <p>Community-based participatory research seeks to create mutually beneficial partnerships with communities that are experiencing social injustices. Its purpose is to increase participation and promote equity through a process of reciprocal knowledge exchange and creation. This approach was used in this study so the adults experiencing poverty could lead the discussion on leisure activities and necessary […] <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>

Using an Interpreter, Translator, and/or Transliterator in Speech Therapy

Published by <p>This material provides guidance when using an interpreter, translator, or transliterator in speech therapy sessions. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (n.d.). Collaborating with Interpreters, Transliterators, and Translators. (Practice Portal). Retrieved 08.15.2022 from www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Professional-Issues/Collaborating-With-Interpreters/ <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 Point of View About Fluency (2022)

Published by <p>This article written by Dean Williams in 1957 inspired this article, which challenged researchers, clinicians, and the general public to consider how people with stuttering perceive the experience to understand the facets of this condition better. This article challenges the term fluency and how it is frequently used instead of stutter within research and clinical […] <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>

Person-Centered Care in Speech-Language Therapy Research and Practice for Adults: A Scoping Review (2022)

Published by <p>PCC is encouraged internationally and has been documented to shorten hospital stays, improve self-efficacy, and improve the overall quality of life. The idea of PCC is to re-humanize healthcare and honor how each patient provides important knowledge to guide treatment of care based on what’s meaningful to the person. The idea of patient-centered care and […] <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>

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Anatomy and Treatment

Published by <p>This handout outlines what cubital tunnel syndrome is and what to expect with treatment. It also outlines the anatomy of the cubital tunnel. Andrews, K., Rowland, A., Pranjal, A., & Ebraheim, N. (2018). Cubital tunnel syndrome: Anatomy, clinical presentation, and management. Journal of Orthopaedics, 15(3), 832-836.Staples, J. R., & Calfee, R. (2017). Cubital tunnel syndrome. […] <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>

Best Gluteus Medius Exercises by EMG Level

Published by <p>This resource outlines gluteus medius exercises by EMG level to help guide the clinician hoping to optimally load people with gluteus medius dysfunction. Moore, D., Semciw, A. I., & Pizzari, T. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of common therapeutic exercises that generate highest muscle activity in the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus segments. International […] <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>

Ice Massage Instruction Sheet

Published by <p>This intervention piece is designed to instruct someone how to do an ice massage to reduce pain. It is a great handout to include with the home program for people with acute injuries. Sarver, D. C., Sugg, K. B., Disser, N. P., Enselman, E. R., Awan, T. M., & Mendias, C. L. (2017). Local cryotherapy […] <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>