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Alcohol After Brain Injury

Published by <p>Many survivors of brain injury wonder if alcohol can remain a part of their lives. This handout explains the neuro-toxic effect of alcohol and provides suggested alternatives for continuing to enjoy the ritual of a drink without the alcohol. Griswold, M. G., Fullman, N., Hawley, C., Arian, N., Zimsen, S. R., Tymeson, H. D., … […] <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>

ADL/IADL Sequencing Cards (9-10 Steps)

Published by <p>This material provides multi-step images and written directions for two ADLs and IADLs to work on sequencing and reading comprehension. <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>

Foods to Avoid When Choosing Thickened Liquids as a Safety Precaution

Published by <p>Some foods can be unsafe for people who swallow thickened liquids better. This handout explains which foods have hidden dangers for these people to swallow. <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>

Goals of Care Conversation

Published by <p>Therapists play an integral role in providing information regarding cognition and mobility. This material includes further information regarding goals, barriers, considerations, framework, and timing related to goals of care conversations. Dunlay SM, Strand JJ. How to discuss goals of care with patients. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Jan;26(1):36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.03.018. <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>

Medication Visual Education with Body Diagrams for Male and Female

Published by <p>Use these male/female full body diagrams to provide education regarding the type of medications prescribed and what they are prescribed to treat. <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>

Burn Care & Rehabilitation: An Overview of Therapy Management, Part One

Published by <p>This course will provide an overview on burn care and rehabilitation. The focus for the program is to provide the attendee with the basic knowledge and skills required for effective management of burn care and to effectively provide interventions to support the functional recovery of the burn survivor. <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>

Modern Aging: Physiological Processes and Societal Responses

Published by <p>This course will provide a brief overview of normal aging processes, ageism, the attitudes of individuals, healthcare students, educators as well as providers, its impact on clinical practice, evidence-based interventions to reduce ageism, as well as self reflection assessments. Upon completion of this course, participants will have a greater understanding of ageism in healthcare and […] <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>

Local Cryotherapy Minimally Impacts the Metabolome and Transcriptome of Human Skeletal Muscle (2017)

Published by <p>Ice is thought to work by reducing inflammation, reactive oxygen species production, and metabolic demands within tissue while increasing regenerative and muscle growth responses. There is inconclusive evidence regarding the exact mechanisms by which cryotherapy works. The authors of this study attempted to measure changes in transcriptome, metabolome, and signaling pathways involved in muscle growth […] <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>

Physical Activity After Transient Ischemic Attack or Mild Stroke Is Business as Usual (2022)

Published by <p>A TIA is often described as a mini stroke or a short lived ischemic stroke causing temporary neurologic deficit. Often, these strokes cause no residual effects after incidence. Due to this, there is rarely referral for rehabilitation services and patients are discharged home directly from the hospital. Past research has determined that the risk 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>

Fear of Falling Avoidance Behavior in Parkinson’s Disease: Most Frequently Avoided Activities (2022)

Published by <p>The primary aim of this study was to determine which activities were reported to be avoided the most. Secondary aims were to determine if reported FFAB was different based on age, gender, disease severity, and fall history and to determine the association between avoidance of specific activities and fall history. 174 participants diagnosed with PD […] <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>