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What is Heterotopic Ossification?

May 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
Although heterotopic ossification is rare, it can significantly impact care and return to a prior level of function. This document is meant as a resource for patients. Video on how to use this resource: O’Connor, J. P., & Lysz, T. (2008). Celecoxib, NSAIDs and the skeleton. Drugs of today (Barcelona, Spain : 1998), 44(9), 693–709. […]
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Cystic Fibrosis

January 10, 2022 by txinsights.
This handout provides a detailed explanation of cystic fibrosis and includes explanation of early and late stage manifestations.
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Joint Protection

December 27, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout describes joint protection techniques and data related to arthritis diagnoses. Includes education in nutrition, lifestyle, activity, body, and movement to serve as an educational and training material to use during OT intervention.
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Helpful Home Management Apps and Technology

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
Many older adults have difficulty with home management, and would benefit from the use of simple technology to improve independence and outcomes. This handout describes several current types of home management apps and technology helpful for seniors, including for medication management, scheduling and reminders, and grocery services.
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Heart Healthy Cooking

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout explains similarities in the most effective diets for prevention of cardiovascular disease, based on various studies and clinical trials, and positive outcomes of changing diet for the long term.
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Health Benefits of Exercise

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
This provides insight into the link between exercise, pain relief, and long-term health. The handout describes how the evidence base has shown that exercise helps you live longer, helps with weight loss, improves health markers, reduces pain, reduces body fat, and improves cognitive skills.
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