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Figure-of-Eight Measurement

Published by <p>This will assist clinicians in properly performing figure-of-eight measurement to assess foot and/or ankle edema. Borthwick, Y., Paul, L., Sneddon, M., McAlpine, L., & Miller, C. (2013). Reliability and validity of the figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size in patients with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. European Journal of Cancer Care, 22(2), 196–201.Devoogdt, N., Cavaggion, C., Van […] <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>

Lower and Middle Trap Exercise Progression

Published by <p>This document outlines a progression of strengthening for the middle and lower trapezius. Each activity should be performed correctly prior to progressing. Exercises will likely be performed for multiple repetitions. Shirley Sahrmann (2016). Diagnosis and treatment of movement impairment 9780801672057. US Elsevier Health. <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>

Healthy Exercise Habits

Published by <p>This handout outlines simple tips to improve your exercise habits. <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: 3/7 protocol for time efficient strengthening

3/7 Protocol for Time Efficient Strengthening

Published by <p>This is a simple intervention piece that can be given with the home exercise program outlining the 3/7 method, an evidence based strength protocol that can be completed in under 3 minutes per exercise to help enhance compliance with the home exercise program. Duchateau, J., Stragier, S., Baudry, S., & Carpentier, A. (2020). Strength training: […] <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 handout: De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Published by <p>This resource details what De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is and how to treat it. <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>

Activity and Exercise Intolerance After Concussion: Identification and Management of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (2018)

Published by <p>What is POTS? POTS is described in the literature as a complication that can occur after concussion. The symptoms are autonomic in nature and can last an extended period of time after concussion. Frequently, POTS can be mistaken for underlying anxiety, conversion disorder, or malingering. The cardiovascular manifestation of POTS include decreased stroke volume, reduced […] <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 resource: Running related injury- risk reduction strategies

Running-Related Injury: Risk Reduction Strategies

Published by <p>This intervention outlines evidence-based recommendations to reduce the risk of running-related injuries. Arnold, M. J., & Moody, A. L. (2018). Common Running Injuries: Evaluation and Management. American Family Physician, 97(8), 510-516.Taddei, U. T., Matias, A. B., Duarte, M., & Sacco, I. C. (2020). Foot core training to prevent running-related injuries: A survival analysis of 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>

Sex-Specific Differences in Running Injuries: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression (2021)

Published by <p>Running has many health benefits but is associated with many injuries. Female and male runners may have differences in different types of injury rates which could impact injury prevention strategies. The authors of the presently examined study sought to determine if there were sex-specific differences in injury rates when comparing female or male runners through […] <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: Contraindications for exercise

Contraindications for Exercise

Published by <p>Do you work with a vulnerable population? Do you struggle to remember important blood values or vital abnormalities? This document lists the contraindications for exercise so that you don’t have to memorize them. Keep it close to your exercise equipment for fast and easy reference. <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>

Using the Science of Habits to Promote Healthy Behaviors Across Practice Settings

Published by <p>Chronic diseases are on the rise, and occupational therapists can play a crucial role in addressing the primary risk factor for developing chronic diseases, personal behaviors. These personal behaviors, otherwise known as performance patterns, include habits, routines, rituals, and roles. Performance patterns can either support or hinder occupational performance and play a significant role in […] <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>