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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>
Med SLP, occupational therapy, and physical therapy printable handout: Cranial nerve treatment options

Cranial Nerve Treatment Options

Published by <p>This handout gives a general overview of the nerve functions and treatment options. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of treatment options since every approach is specific to the injury. Goyal, H., & Koley, S. (2021). Comparison of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Neuromuscular Re-education with Conventional Treatment and Home Based Exercise Plan […] <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>

Greater Cognitive-Motor Interference in Individuals Post-Stroke During More Complex Motor Tasks (2022)

Published by <p>This study included 41 individuals from the Miami area. Of the 41 subjects, 17 were placed in a healthy control group and 24 were placed in a post-stroke group. All individuals in the post-stroke group were considered in a sub-acute phase of stroke with a mean duration from onset of 5 months. The measures assessed […] <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>
Med SLP adult speech therapy printable handout - When food is no longer a comfort

When Food is No Longer a Comfort

Published by <p>Facing the end of life for a loved one is challenging. This handout will explain why some people stop eating and drinking toward the end of life and how family members can continue showing love and care in other ways. Askren, A. N., & Kershner, M. (2020). Eating, drinking, and comfort at end-of-life: Promoting 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>

Occupational performance and hand function in people with Parkinson’s disease after participation in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG® (2021)

Published by <p>A popular clinical treatment model for people with PD is the LSVT BIG® program, which is administered by trained and certified OTs and PTs. The program incorporates large-amplitude multidirectional exercises that help revise participants’ perception of their movement. These exercises use maximal-effort movements to override hypokinesia and bradykinesia through repetition and sensory feedback and individualized […] <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>
Med SLP adult speech therapy printable handout - Treatment guidance for primary progressive aphasia

Treatment Guidance for Primary Progressive Aphasia Treatment

Published by <p>This resource helps identify and determine strategies to encourage the continuation of communication throughout the PPA disease progression. Marshall, C. R., Hardy, C. J., Volkmer, A., Russell, L. L., Bond, R. L., Fletcher, P. D., … & Warren, J. D. (2018). Primary progressive aphasia: a clinical approach. Journal of neurology, 265(6), 1474-1490 <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>

Life Satisfaction in Individuals With Long-Term Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: An Investigation of Associated Biopsychosocial Factors (2022)

Published by <p>Life satisfaction, a core component of subjective well-being, is an essential aspect of understanding quality of life (QOL) after SCI because it reflects self-perceived evaluation of one’s life. Individuals with traumatic SCI may experience significant physiological, psychological, and social changes after injury, and they have reduced life satisfaction compared with people without SCI. This cross-sectional […] <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>
Med SLP adult speech therapy printable handout: Preventative swallowing exercises during chemotherapy for head and neck cancer

Preventative Swallowing Exercises During Chemoradiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

Published by <p>This material provides information on the importance of consulting speech therapy prior to chemoradiotherapy (CRT), changes or complications in swallowing function that can be seen following CRT, and the effectiveness of implementing a preventative, high-intensity behavioral intervention by a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to preserve musculature and functional swallowing ability. Carnaby-Mann, G., Crary, M.A., Schmalfuss, I, […] <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 Application of Evidence-Based Practice to Nonspeech Oral Motor Treatments (2008)

Published by <p>NOMTs (non-oral motor treatments) are the same as nonspeech oral motor exercises (NSOMEs), and a new term called oral placement treatment (OPT) is the same approach. These approaches include the SLP encouraging a patient to perform movements that do not produce a speech sound like blowing through a straw, blowing bubbles, smile-pucker, puffing cheeks out, […] <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 printable handout: Compensatory strategies for shaving

Compensatory Strategies for Shaving

Published by <p>This resource covers adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can be used to improve independence with shaving. <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>