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Physical therapy printable handout: Nutrition for wound healing

Nutrition for Wound Healing

Published by <p>Do you have a patient with a wound? This document provides individuals with dietary recommendations when healing. It will provide a way to calculate caloric recommendations, protein requirements, and provide practical information about healing wounds. <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>

How to Reverse Insulin Resistance for Long-Term Weight Loss and Disease Prevention

Published by <p>This presentation explains how to reverse insulin resistance naturally with sustainable lifestyle changes. Topics discussed include: A detailed discussion of macronutrients including different types of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats; how to use time-restricted feeding to lower insulin; the best types of exercise to lower insulin; a discussion of sleep, stress, and toxins as they relate […] <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>

Lowering Insulin Resistance: The Key to Treating Obesity

Published by <p>This presentation explains the link between insulin resistance and obesity. You will learn about the major causes of insulin resistance, symptoms, screening, and testing measures. You will have clarity about why insulin resistance is at the root cause of many conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoarthritis, and more. <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>

Diabetic Gait Is Not Just Slow Gait: Gait Compensations in Diabetic Neuropathy (2019)

Published by <p>Participants: The study included twenty-eight individuals. Fourteen subjects with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and fourteen healthy matched controls (CON) were included. Exclusion criteria for the individuals in the control group included a history of diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, arthritis, or any leg injury in the last 6 months. The DPN group was asked if one leg […] <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>

Exercise and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2019)

Published by <p>Diabetes mellitus is associated with multiple musculoskeletal, nervous system, and cardiovascular co-morbidities. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing rapidly around the world as obesity rates continue to rise. Insulin resistance plays a significant pathophysiologic role in type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance impairs the ability of the muscle cells to take up and store […] <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 Intervention Improves Glycemic Control and Quality of Life Among Young Adults with Diabetes: The Resilient, Empowered, Active Living with Diabetes (REAL Diabetes) Randomized Controlled Trial (2018)

Published by <p>The study was a two-arm, parallel-group, randomized, controlled trial in which participants (81 young adults – age 22.6 6 3.5 years) were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to either the REAL Diabetes intervention group (IG) or an attention control group (CG) over 6 months. IG participants received biweekly sessions guided by a manual composed […] <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 and occupational therapy printable handout: What to expect with a peripheral nerve injury

What to Expect with a Peripheral Nerve Injury

Published by <p>This handout focuses on educating them on their specific injury and what to expect. It covers peripheral nerve injury and focuses on diabetic neuropathy and severity of peripheral nerve lesions. <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: Vascular claudication

Vascular Claudication: What to Expect

Published by <p>Vascular claudication can cause intermittent pain in the leg when active. Knowing what vascular claudication is, what to expect, and potential treatment options is useful to people who suffer from this condition and for the clinicians who treat people with vascular claudication. This handout outlines what intermittent vascular claudication is, what to expect, and potential […] <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>

Simple Wound Care Instruction Sheet

Published by <p>Many rehab professionals treat wounds, and correct home wound management is critical to successful outcomes. This handout is a great instruction sheet to give to people with wounds to quickly outline what they should do to make sure they heal with reduced risks of complications. <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>

Meal Preparation Guidelines for Diabetics

Published by <p>This resource distills current recommendations for diabetic diets into an easy to replicate format and incorporates these guidelines into OT session cooking tasks to combine education and home management training. This aims to improve confidence and independence, and prevent the progression of diabetic symptoms. To be used in collaboration with licensed dietitians. <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>