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Functional Standing Tolerance Activities

Published by <p>This resource covers functional ways to work on standing tolerance. <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>

Long-Term Cannabis Use and Cognitive Reserves and Hippocampal Volume in Midlife (2022)

Published by <p>During case-control studies, there are documented cognitive deficits and structural brain differences when comparing young individuals who use cannabis and a control group. It is unclear if these subtle changes have been documented in older adults because of long-term cannabis use. For people in their midlife, it is known that mild cognitive deficits and hippocampal […] <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>

10 Item OSPRO-YF Tool

Published by <p>The OSPRO-YF is helpful for screening for psychological yellow flags. There are three variations to this tool, and the 10 item variation balances time efficiency with accuracy. This resource includes the 10 questions for the 10 item variation of the OSPRO-YF that can be shared with patients. It also links to the evaluation website to […] <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>

Characteristics of Early Interventions for Pain and Function Following Lower Extremity Joint Replacement: Systematic Review (2022)

Published by <p>The objective of this review was to systematically review randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and evaluate the characteristics and long-term (≥6 months) benefits of nonpharmacologic interventions (billable by practitioners) for adults in the acute and subacute phase of recovery (<6 months post-surgery) after total hip or knee arthroplasty. RCTs from 1995 onward involving adults who had undergone a […] <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>
Occupational and physical therapy handout: Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Published by <p>This reference details what fibromyalgia is and what role OT plays in treatment. Clauw, D. J., Arnold, L. M., McCarberg, B. H., & FibroCollaborative (2011). The science of fibromyalgia. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 86(9), 907–911.Gur, A., & Oktayoglu, P. (2008). Central nervous system abnormalities in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: new concepts in treatment. Current pharmaceutical […] <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>
Physical therapy resource: Pain evaluation

Pain Evaluation Clinical Reasoning Octagon

Published by <p>A clinical reasoning tool for clinicians to use to reflect on difficult pain related cases. It can also be useful to help instructors teach physical, speech, or occupational therapy students how to reason through pain related cases. <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>

Beyond Opioids: Therapy Strategies to Manage Chronic Pain

Published by <p>Chronic pain presents unique challenges to the rehabilitation professional, oftentimes serving as the primary barrier to functional and meaningful progress. This course will explain the different therapy approaches required for effective chronic pain management, while providing a deeper understanding of how pain is processed in the body. <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>
Occupational therapy and physical therapy handout: Understanding ultrasound

Understanding Ultrasound

Published by <p>Do you need help remembering parameters for ultrasound? Do you have patients or students that are curious about how ultrasound works? This document outlines the basics behind ultrasound and general guidelines for treatment parameters. Micholvitz, S. (2016). Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention (6th ed.). F. A. Davis Company. <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>
Physical therapy printable handout: Pain rules home exercise program guide

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>

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>