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Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers

Published by <p>Use this document to educate your patients and yourself on the risks and management strategies for ulcers and wounds caused by arterial insufficiency. O’Sullivan, S. B., Schmitz, T. J., (2015). Physical Rehabilitation. FA Davis. <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>

The Importance of Personal Hygiene

Published by <p>This handout details why engaging in personal hygiene tasks is important for the client and is appropriate for people with cognitive impairments/delay or with mental health challenges. <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>

Reading a Nutritional Label

Published by <p>This therapy material works on cognition and mathematical skills, as well as health management via reading a nutritional label. Goyal, R., & Deshmukh, N. (2018). Food label reading: Read before you eat. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 7(1), 56. <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: 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>