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    Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas for CVA | LIVESTRONG.COM

    Activities to Improve Upper Body Strength in Occupational Therapy for Adults | LIVESTRONG.COM


    Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy—What’s the difference?

    Walker tray made with wood scrap, held in place by broom clamps on underside. Outreach Therapy Consultants

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    Awesome Goniometry Site with Pictures

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    OT Seeker is a great resource of evidence based practice in OT

    Welcome to OTseeker

    How to get up from a fall -- print out w/ pictures

    How to Get Up From a Fall - StrokeSmart

    16 Occupational Therapy Quotes- ranging from quotes about play to quotes about the value of daily activities.

    Occupational Therapy Quotes

    Techniques to reduce spasticity: -getting the arm out of the high tone pattern -applying a paddle

    Taping to inhibit tone


    Quick Idea List of Adult Therapy Tasks

    StairSteady inventor created the stability bar to aid stair-climbing/descending for individuals with limited mobility when she was only 16 yrs. old! Can be configurated in various ways.

    StairSteady Helps People Walk Up Stairs «Craziest Gadgets

    Splints for common diagnoses

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    Picture of FROOMSPLINT WHEELCHAIR ARMREST The Froomsplint Wheelchair Armrest is an arm positioner designed for use by individuals with neurological, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities who use wheelchairs. This unit is used to keep the user's hand and arm in place while in the wheelchair. The arm support attaches to the existing wheelchair armrest with Velcro straps. COLOR: Blue or white.

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    This could be such a good intervention for cleaning to use with older adults in preparation of home management

    Rockabye Butterfly: Tray Work

    Stroke Rehabilitation: A Functional Activity Based Approach K Hariohm (Author), R Vasanthan (Author)

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    PTs control pain and swelling through massage, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation. They increase strength and range of motion with exercise, agility and endurance-building activities. Proprioception training teaches position control of the injured joint. OTs help patients with shoulder pain achieve scapular control, appropriate movement patterns, and sufficient levels of strength and stamina for activities of daily life.

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    Lighting the Way: A Key to Independence Booklet. This publication answers common questions about vision and lighting posed by older adults, and offers practical solutions to help them, their families, and their caregivers to light their home for easier and more comfortable seeing. Posted on the OT Blog website.

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    Sorting activity - dementia functional task

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    BrainGame. excellent activity to address short term recall with adults.

    Brain Game on a Tray

    Adults with ADHD, you are not lazy, stupid or crazy. I promise. Nope, you just make decisions differently than most people. Knowing how you make decisions is key to making it all easier.

    Adult ADHD: Am I Just Lazy? Um, no.

    The 'Minimal Muscle' Home: A room-by-room analysis of recommendations for function and freedom. physical-therapy....

    The 'Minimal Muscle' Home

    Top 10 Vestibular Exercises And Their Benefits Re-pinned by Treatment plans and patient handouts for the OT working with physical disabilities and geriatrics.

    Top 10 Vestibular Exercises And Their Benefits

    Bed Mobility for Hemiplegics

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    Shoes for AFO's... note to self

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    75 Occupational Therapy Tools That Cost Less Than $1 (for Pediatrics & Geriatrics!) From OT Connections

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