OT Therapy Fix Content by Month

January 2022
  • Therapy Resources
    • Quilt Activity for Visual Perceptual Skills
    • ESTIM
    • Pendulum Swing Exercise
    • Caring for Pets Screening
    • Medication Management
    • Article Snapshots
      • Sensory Interventions on Motor Function, Activities of Daily Living, and Spasticity of the Upper Limb in People with Stroke: A Randomized Clinical Trial (2020)
      • Occupational Therapy and the Use of Technology on Older Adult Fall Prevention: A scoping Review (2021)
    December 2021
    • Therapy Resources
      • Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt
      • Household Cleaning After Stroke
      • Theraband Home Exercise Program
      • Kitchen Safety Questionnaire
      • Patient Self Management
      • Article Snapshots
        • High-ecological cognitive intervention to improve cognitive skills and cognitive–functional performance for older adults with mild cognitive impairment (2021)
        • Occupational Competence and Activities of Daily Living Performance in Bronchial Asthma (2021)
      November 2021
      • Therapy Resources
        • Spinal Cord Injury Syndrome Flashcards
        • Occupational Therapy Student Cheat Sheet
        • Health Management Log
        • Upper Extremity Preservation in Spinal Cord Injury
        • Developing a Dementia-Friendly Approach
        • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
          • Organizational Workplace Mental Health: An Emerging Role for Occupational Therapy (2021)
          • Occupational Therapy During COVID-19-Related Critical Illness: A Case Report (2021)
        October 2021
        • Therapy Resources:
          • Applying Makeup
          • Nerve Glide Exercises
          • Sensory Strategies for Improving Unilateral Neglect
          • Home Safety Checklist
          • Problem-Solving Approach to Reduce Dementia Related Behaviors
        • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
          • Negotiating Time and Space When Working From Home: Experiences During COVID-19 (2021)
          • Sensory-Based Priming for Upper Extremity Hemiparesis After Stroke: A Scoping Review (2021)
        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