OT Therapy Fix Content by Month

October 2020

  • Motivational Interviewing and Occupational Therapy
  • Visual Aids for TTWB/NWB Precautions
  • Scar Management Techniques
  • Sensory Regulation and Dementia
  • Positioning Guidelines After a Stroke
  • Article Snapshots
    • A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of reminiscence therapy for people with dementia
    • Motivational interviewing increases physical activity and self-efficacy in people living in the community after hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial

September 2020

  • Shoulder Subluxation: Causes and Treatment Interventions
  • Handout: Managing Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Precautions
  • Personal Care Training for the Bariatric Client
  • Cooking Tasks: Emphasizing Upper Body Strengthening
  • Low Vision Set-Up During Meals Using Clock Face Method
  • Article Snapshots
    • Return to Recreational Sporting Activities Following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
    • Effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation for management of shoulder subluxation post-stroke: A systematic review with meta-analysis

August 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Handout: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
    • OT Intervention Strategies for Spasticity
    • Upper Extremity Neuropathies
  • Body Materials
    • Handout: Orthostatic Hypotension
    • Measuring Orthostatic Hypotension
    • Orthostatic Hypotension Bedside Precautions Sign
  • Clinical Materials
    • Handout: What is Aging in Place?
    • Microwave Cooking + Recipes
    • Therapy and Universal Design
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Occupational therapy interventions to improve performance of instrumental activities of daily living for community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review
    • Mirror therapy and task-oriented training for people with a paretic upper extremity
    • Efficacy of Occupational Therapy Task‐oriented Approach in Upper Extremity Post‐stroke Rehabilitation

 

July 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Handout: Avoiding isolation
    • Workbook: Impact of Mental Health on Daily Routines
    • Strategies and Techniques to Reduce Anxiety
  • Body Materials
    • Maintaining Your Balance
    • Safe Balance Strategies
    • Anticipatory Balance Control
  • Clinical Materials
    • Benefits of Proper Seated Positioning
    • Wheelchair Management and Propulsion
    • Quick Guide to Proper Wheelchair Positioning
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Improving Quality of Life and Depression After Stroke Through Telerehabilitation
    • Adjusting Challenge–Skill Balance to Improve Quality of Life in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    • Effect of Bathroom Aids and Age on Balance Control During Bathing Transfers

June 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Disease Modifying Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis
    • Multiple Sclerosis Disease Courses
    • Compensatory Strategies for Impaired Executive Functioning in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Body Materials
    • OT Considerations Following Total Knee Replacements
    • Joint Protection
    • Total Hip Arthroplasty: an in-depth resource for clinicians
  • Clinical Materials
    • Tub Transfer Bench
    • Sliding Board Transfers
    • Maximal Assist and Dependent Pivot Transfer Techniques
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis Methods in Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue Management
    • Ergonomic evaluation of slide boards used by home care aides to assist client transfers
    • The therapeutic role of motor imagery during the acute phase after total knee arthroplasty: A pilot study

May 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Strategies and Considerations for Early Stage Dementia
    • Working Memory and Adaptive Strategies
    • ADL Checklist for Early Dementia
  • Body Materials
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease + Occupational Therapy
    • Mindfulness and Breathing Techniques
    • Pulmonary and Respiratory Diagnoses: Acute Versus Chronic
  • Clinical Materials
    • Reducing Fall Risk During Pet Care
    • Incorporating Plants and Gardening into Occupational Therapy
    • Home Management: What are Your Roles?
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Promoting activity, independence and stability in early dementia and mild cognitive impairment (PrAISED): development of an intervention for people with mild cognitive impairment and dementia
    • Occupational therapy-led pulmonary rehabilitation: A practice analysis
    • Activities people with cognitive deficits want to continue mastering – A scoping study

April 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • What is a Cerebellar Stroke?
    • Table Setting Task for Unilateral Neglect
    • What to Expect: Constraint Induced Movement Therapy
  • Body Materials
    • What is Congestive Heart Failure?
    • Heart Healthy Cooking
    • Sternal Precautions
  • Clinical Materials
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Strategies for Anxiety
    • Thought Record Worksheet
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders on quality of life: A meta-analysis
    • Occupational therapist-delivered cognitive-behavioral therapy for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized pilot study
    • Positive psychological states and health behaviors in acute coronary syndrome patients: A qualitative study

March 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Reducing the Risk of Stroke and the Role of OT
    • One Handed Dressing Techniques for Hemiplegia
    • Vital Signs Monitoring Sheet
  • Body Materials
    • The Pacemaker
    • Self Care with a Pacemaker
    • Pacemaker Precautions
  • Clinical Materials
    • Movement Disorders
    • Questions to Consider When Recommending Adaptive Strategies
    • Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Adapted feeding utensils for people with Parkinson’s-related or essential tremor
    • Cognitive, emotional, and physical functioning as predictors of paid employment in people with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury
    • Rumination and behavioural factors in Parkinson's disease depression
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments

February 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Reducing the Risk of Stroke and the Role of OT
    • One Handed Dressing Techniques for Hemiplegia
    • Vital Signs Monitoring Sheet
  • Body Materials
    • The Pacemaker
    • Self Care with a Pacemaker
    • Pacemaker Precautions
  • Clinical Materials
    • Movement Disorders
    • Questions to Consider When Recommending Adaptive Strategies
    • Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Adapted feeding utensils for people with Parkinson’s-related or essential tremor
    • Cognitive, emotional, and physical functioning as predictors of paid employment in people with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury
    • Rumination and behavioural factors in Parkinson's disease depression
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments

January 2020

  • Neuro Materials
    • Handout: Autonomic Dysreflexia
    • Intervention: Adaptive Apps and Technology
    • Resource: Cueing Techniques
  • Body Materials
    • Handout: Bladder Irritants and Nocturia Prevention Strategies
    • Intervention: Questions to Ask About Incontinence
    • Resource: Incorporating Pelvic Floor Exercises Into Daily Routines
  • Clinical Materials
    • Handout: What is Occupational Therapy: OT Scope of Practice
    • Intervention: Task Simplification During Meal Preparation
    • Resource: Skilled Documentation Dos and Don’ts
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Creating a supportive environment using cues for wayfinding in dementia (2016)
    • A group-based yoga program for urinary incontinence in ambulatory women: feasibility, tolerability, and change in incontinence frequency over 3 months in a single-center randomized trial (2019)
    • Occupational therapy in special respite care: A new multicomponent model for challenging behavior in people with dementia (2018)

December 2019

  • Neuro Materials
    • Handout: Autonomic Dysreflexia
    • Intervention: What To Do if Autonomic Dysreflexia is Suspected
      Resource: Autonomic Dysreflexia Emergency Cards
  • Body Materials
    • Handout: Foot Care
    • Intervention: Clothes and the Reacher
    • Resource: Workstation Ergonomics
  • Clinical Materials
    • Handout: Home Modifications to Optimize Independence
    • Intervention: Smart Home Devices to Optimize Safety and Independence
    • Resource: OT Session Signs: "Do not complete ADLs" and "Do not shower"
  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Occupational Performance for People With Psychosocial, Behavioral, and Emotional Impairments After Brain Injury: A Systematic Review (2016)
    • Systematic Review of Yoga and Balance: Effect on Adults With Neuromuscular Impairment (2019)
    • Forced Aerobic Exercise Preceding Task Practice Improves Motor Recovery Poststroke (2017)

November 2019

  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Combined Cognitive-Strategy and Task-Specific Training Affects Cognition and Upper-Extremity Function in Subacute Stroke (2016)
    • Factors Influencing Compliance With Home Exercise Programs Among Patients With Upper-Extremity Impairment (1999)
    • Supporting Stroke Motor Recovery Through a Mobile Application: A Pilot Study (2017)
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments

 

October 2019

  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Roles and Coping Strategies of Sons Caring for a Parent With Dementia (2015)
    • Combined Bracing, Electrical Stimulation, and Functional Practice for Chronic, Upper-Extremity Spasticity (2010)
    • Effect of Home Modification Interventions on the Participation of Community Dwelling Adults with Health Conditions: A Systematic Review (2017)
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments

 

September 2019

  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Effectiveness of the graded motor imagery to improve hand function in patients with distal radius fracture: A randomized controlled trial The Effects of Active Shoulder Exercise with a Sling Suspension System on Shoulder Subluxation, Proprioception, and Upper Extremity Function in Patients with Acute Stroke (2018)
    • Occupational Therapist-Delivered Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Pilot Study  (2018)
    • Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Systematic Review (2017)
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments

 

August 2019

  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • The Effects of Active Shoulder Exercise with a Sling Suspension System on Shoulder Subluxation, Proprioception, and Upper Extremity Function in Patients with Acute Stroke (2019)
    • Self-management strategies used by patients who are hypersensitive to cold following a hand injury. A prospective study with two years follow-up (2015)
    • An Investigation of Involvement in Leisure Activities After a Stroke (1991)
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments

 

July 2019

  • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Constraint-Induced Therapy Combined With Eye Patching on Functional Outcomes and Movement Kinematics in Post Stroke Neglect (2013)
    • One-On-One Fatigue Management Course for People with Chronic Conditions and Fatigue (2017)
    • Efficacy of Early Physical Therapy in Severe Bell’s Palsy (2013)
  • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
    • Sticker of the month
    • Quote of the month
    • Monthly calendars for people with low vision
    • Weekly calendars for people with memory impairments