October 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource covers different methods for addressing the caring for pets IADL. American Occupational Therapy Association. (2020). Occupational therapy practice framework: Domain and process (4th ed.). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74 (Suppl. 2), 7412410010.
Aging and various pathologies reduce hand mobility and grip strength, decreasing the performance of ADLs and independence. ADs are generally designed to compensate for reduced physical abilities. OTs are tasked with indicating the most suitable product for each patient; however, this is often a difficult decision with limited research available. This study aimed to analyze […]
This handout helps people with elbow UCL strains understand their injury and what to expect with rehabilitation. Bruce, J. R., & Andrews, J. R. (2014). Ulnar collateral ligament injuries in the throwing athlete. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 22(5), 315-325. Carr, J. B., Camp, C. L., & Dines, J. S. (2020). Elbow […]
Short-term Effectiveness of Kinesio Taping as Therapeutic Tool in Conservative Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (2023)
August 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
Breakdown of Findings: Studies had to meet the following inclusion criteria: randomized clinical trials, including patients of legal age with mild, moderate, or severe symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome without associated pathologies, and treating the studied body area with KT, whether or not in combination with other therapies. Thirteen studies were included, comprising 665 participants […]
Diagnostic Accuracy of History Taking, Physical Examination and Imaging for Phalangeal, Metacarpal and Carpal Fractures: A Systematic Review Update (2020)
June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
A review protocol was drafted with guidance from the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) Statement. Studies related to hand/wrist fractures that examined the accuracy of history taking, physical examination, and/or imaging were searched within multiple databases from the year 2000 up to February 6th, 2019. Search terms were related to phalangeal, […]