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What Is Hip Bursitis?

Published by <p>This handout outlines greater trochanteric pain syndrome which is commonly referred to as “hip bursitis.” Anatomy, expectations, and treatment options are discussed. Long, S. S., Surrey, D. E., & Nazarian, L. N. (2013). Sonography of greater trochanteric pain syndrome and the rarity of primary bursitis. American Journal of Roentgenology, 201(5), 1083-1086.Pianka, M. A., Serino, J., […] <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>

Gluteus Maximus Muscle Activation Characteristics During a Chair-Rise in Adults With Chronic Stroke (2022)

Published by <p>Researchers in Texas recruited subjects for a study investigating muscles use during a sit to stand for individuals after stroke. The researchers’ experimental group included 12 subjects who had chronic stroke. The inclusion criteria for this group was that the individual needed to have had a stroke but not within the last 6 months, demonstrate […] <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>

Aerobic Exercise Progression for Concussion

Published by <p>This is a protocol that can be given to people with concussions to help them reduce concussion symptoms with an evidence based aerobic exercise progression. Haider, M. N., Bezherano, I., Wertheimer, A., Siddiqui, A. H., Horn, E. C., Willer, B. S., & Leddy, J. J. (2020). Exercise for sport-related concussion and persistent Postconcussive symptoms. Sports […] <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>

Is Massage an Effective Intervention in the Management of Post-Operative Scarring? A Scoping Review (2022)

Published by <p>The combined 25 studies reported a total of 1515 participants. There was an overall imbalance in gender representation, with females accounting for 88% of all participants. Participants ranged from 3 months to 85 years old and the scars treated extended from less than 3 weeks old to 43 years following surgery, with an average of […] <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>

Exercise Guidelines During Pregnancy

Published by <p>This resource outlines basic exercise guidelines during pregnancy and is drawn from evidence based consensus statements. It can help guide therapists who are providing health/wellness recommendations for pregnant women. Tsakiridis, I., Bakaloudi, D. R., Oikonomidou, A. C., Dagklis, T., & Chourdakis, M. (2020). Exercise during pregnancy: A comparative review of guidelines. Journal of Perinatal Medicine, […] <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>

Developing an Anti-Racist Practice in Occupational Therapy: Guidance for the Occupational Therapist (2022)

Published by <p>This article aims to explore the concept of anti-racist practice in occupational therapy and to help therapists develop their own anti-racist practice throughout their lives and careers. Part of anti-racist practice is becoming comfortable with terms such as white supremacy, structural racism, and racial oppression. Many professions, including occupational therapy, try to avoid using these […] <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>

APTA’s Core Outcome Measures for Neurologic Conditions Quick Guide

Published by <p>Do you struggle to write goals for your patients with neurologic impairment? This document outlines the objective measures as well as average scores and cutoff scores for individuals with neurologic impairment. Use it to write goals and guide your clinical reasoning. SRA labs, ANPT, Moore, J. et al. (2018). A Core Set of Outcome Measures […] <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>

A Difficult Pill to Swallow: An Investigation of the Factors Associated with Medication Swallowing Difficulties (2021)

Published by <p>A person’s ability to swallow medications requires them to override their chewing and gag reflexes. These are innate, protective reflexes to guard against choking or items entering the airway. This article investigated medicine swallowing difficulties for general adults without dysphagia and other considerations for potential physiological and psychological factors. The authors anticipated individuals with increased […] <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>

Medicare and Medicaid

Published by <p>Do you have patients who are navigating a change in health insurance? This document outlines general information about CMS medical coverage including medicare and medicaid. cms.gov <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>

Stealing Cookies in the Twenty-First Century: Measures of Spoken Narrative in Healthy Versus Speakers With Aphasia (2019)

Published by <p>The “Cookie Theft” picture from the BDAE has been widely used for a picture description task to analyze cognitive-linguistic factors of spoken language. These picture descriptions provide opportunities to capture deficits in language, social communication, spatial attention, and prosody. The BDAE has provided guidelines for identifying cognitive-linguistic deficits for individuals with Williams syndrome, primary progressive […] <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>