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Caring for Pets: Treatment Strategies

Published by <p>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. <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>

Functional Alternatives to Theraputty

Published by <p>This resource provides examples of functional ways to address hand strength and coordination as an alternative to theraputty. <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>

Ergonomics and Household Tasks

Published by <p>This handout discusses the use of proper ergonomics when completing different household tasks. <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>

Assistive Devices: An Effective Strategy in Non-pharmacological Treatment for Hand Osteoarthritis—Randomized Clinical Trial (2018)

Published by <p>Participants in the IG participated in a self-care group led by an occupational therapist specializing in assistive technology consisting of four meetings once a week with an average length of 60 minutes. On the first day, participants received guidelines on pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment for hand OA, and joint protection and energy conservation guidelines, […] <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>

Joint Protection for Arthritic Hands

Published by <p>This handout offers strategies and education on using joint protection techniques for those with arthritis in their hands. Video on how to use this resource: <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>

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Published by <p>This is an educational handout about psoriatic arthritis; it outlines what it is and what to expect regarding treatment for this condition. Video on how to use this resource: Coates, L. C., & Helliwell, P. S. (2017). Psoriatic arthritis: State of the art review. Clinical Medicine, 17(1), 65-70. Perrotta, F. M., Scriffignano, S., Benfaremo, D., […] <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>

Alternatives to Shoes with Laces

Published by <p>This handout details several shoe alternatives to tennis shoes with laces. Video on how to use this resource: <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>

Grooming Nails

Published by <p>This resource offers different compensatory strategies and adaptive equipment for improving independence with grooming nails. Video on how to use this resource: <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>

Growth Mindset

Published by <p>This handout covers the growth mindset which can be used to improve motivation and self-esteem during the rehabilitation process. Video on how to use this resource: <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>

Compensatory Strategies for Grooming Hair

Published by <p>This resource outlines adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can be used to maximize independence with grooming hair. <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>