OT Therapy Fix Content by Month

September 2021
  • Therapy Resources: 
    • Daily Schedule for Adults
    • Toileting Schedules
    • Brain Craft
    • Screening for Proprioceptive Deficits
    • Sleep Hygiene
    • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
      • Association of Occupational and Physical Therapy With Duration of Prescription Opioid Use After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Medicare Enrollees (2021)
      • Sleep Habits and Routines of Individuals Diagnosed with Mental and/or Substance-Use Disorders (2021)
    August 2021
    • Therapy Resources: 
      • Task Analysis as an Intervention
      • Handwriting Worksheets
      • Visual Closure Tasks
      • Under Pressure: Wound Vac
      • Cranial Nerve Screening
      • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
        • Self-Management Interventions to Improve Activities of Daily Living and Rest and Sleep for Adults With Chronic Conditions: A Systematic Review (2021)
        • The Issue Is—Building Bridges: Integrating Disability Ethics into Occupational Therapy Practice (2021)
      July 2021
      • Therapy Resources: 
        • Hemiplegia and Self-feeding
        • Fear of Falling and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
        • Spinal Precautions
        • Spot the Hazards
        • Functional Time Management
        • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
          • Addressing Phantom Pain Through Occupational Participation: A Qualitative Study of Support Group Participants (2021)
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            Frameworks for Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation Addressing When, What, and How (2021)

        June 2021

        • Visual-Motor Integration Activity
        • Visual Perceptual Skills
        • The Lighthouse Strategy for Visual Scanning Training
        • Spoon Theory
        • Grounding Techniques
        • Article Snapshots
          • Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology in the Emergency Department (2021)
          • Occupational Therapy Interventions for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for Adults with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review (2021)

        May 2021

        • Spinal Cord Injury Function Levels
        • Motivating a Reluctant Client
        • Rheumatoid Arthritis
        • Intrinsic Hand Strengthening
        • Fear of Falling Assessments
        • Article Snapshots
          • Dogs as an Adjunct to Therapy: Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injury (2019)
          • A Vicious Cycle of Fear of Falling Avoidance Behavior in Parkinson’s Disease: A Path Analysis (2021)

        April 2021

        • Upper Body Home Exercise Programs
        • Pain Management
        • Hand and Forearm Sensory Screening Form
        • Shower Safety
        • Functional Fine Motor Tasks
        • Article Snapshots
          • The Exploration of Occupational Therapy Interventions to Address Sedentary Behavior and Pain Among Older Adults (2020)
          • Effectiveness of Eccentric Strengthening in the Treatment of Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis (2021)

        March 2021

        • Concussion
        • Urinary Incontinence Exercise Program
        • Identifying Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
        • Prevention of Falls from Bed
        • Batch Cooking for Energy Conservation
        • Article Snapshots
          • Occupational Therapy in the ICU: A Scoping Review of 221 Documents (2019)
          • Qualitative Descriptions of Patient Perceptions About Fall Risks, Prevention Strategies and Self‐identity: Analysis of Fall Prevention Motivational Interviewing Conversations (2020)

        February 2021

        • Neurodynamic Testing for the Upper Limb
        • Readiness for Change
        • Bipolar Disorder
        • Congestive Heart Failure
        • Meal Preparation: No Cooking Required
        • Article Snapshots
          • Reduced Physical Fitness in Patients with Heart Failure as a Possible Risk Factor for Impaired Driving Performance (2015)
          • The Effects of Occupational Therapy and Psychosocial Interventions on Interpersonal Functioning and Personal and Social Performance Levels of Corresponding Patients (2016)

        January 2021

        • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
        • Communication Techniques for Dementia
        • Environmental Considerations for Fall Risk Reduction
        • Hospital Beds
        • Helpful Home Management Apps and Technology
        • Article Snapshots
          • A Randomized Single-blinded Trial of Early Rehabilitation versus Immobilization After Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (2020)
          • Linking Resident Behavior to Dementia Care Communication: Effects of Emotional Tone (2010)

        December 2020

        • Grated Motor Imagery 
        • Home Exercise: ROM for Hemiplegia
        • Rotator Cuff Tear
        • Home Management: Grading + Activity Analysis
        • Supplemental Oxygen Management
        • Article Snapshots
          • Activating Behavior to Reduce Sedentary Behavior After Stroke: A Nonrandomized Pilot Feasibility Study (2020)
          • Effectiveness of the Graded Motor Imagery to Improve Hand Function in Patients with Distal Radius Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2020)

        November 2020

        • Ostomy Care
        • Occupational Therapy During Palliative Care
        • Managing Long Distance Contact With Loved Ones in Medical Facilities
        • Meal Preparation Guidelines for Diabetics
        • Diabetic Neuropathy
        • Article Snapshots
          • Do Health-Care Professionals Really Understand the Role of Occupational Therapy in Hospice Care?
          • 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

        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