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An Overview of Electronic Aids to Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 20, 2015

As we move through this topic of Electronic Aids to Daily Living or EADLs, we are going to cover various categories of these basic EADLs, and multifunction EADLs, and will define what those terms mean...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 15, 2015

We will talking about the evaluation team, evaluation of the client's current posture and current equipment, and really getting into the heart of the seating assessment. We will examine in detail the...   Read More


Seating Interventions

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2015

In today's webinar we are going to be concentrating on three different things. We are going to quickly go through some information about pressure. Pressure is a big deal when it comes to wheelchair se...   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for OTs: Management and Resources

October 2, 2015

This is the fourth and final in the series that is based upon an understanding on the types of limb deficiency and loss, the diverse technologies available, the approaches to evaluation which we learn...   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Evaluation

October 1, 2015

When you see a client hopefully they have already seen a prosthetist. If not, you are going to be instrumental in helping them to find one. That being said, your recommendations based on what you find...   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Understanding Technology

September 30, 2015

Occupational therapy is a critical component of upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation. The problem, as I shared last week, is that occupational therapists may rarely see an individual with amputation....   Read More


Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: An Introduction

September 29, 2015

What does prosthetic rehabilitation involve? It goes beyond the basics of preparing the residual limb and the actual prosthetic training of opening and closing a terminal device. It also includes aspe...   Read More


Overview of Computer and Tablet Access

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 11, 2015

Today we will be covering computer and tablet access for clients who are unable to use standard access methods, like a standard keyboard and mouse. Traditionally on tablets, we use a finger on the dis...   Read More


Power Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 10, 2015

In this course, we are going to focus on power mobility. Generally, we look at power when other mobility categories do not meet a client’s mobility needs.   Read More


Power Wheelchair Assessment: Mobility Training as a Part of the School Day

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 3, 2015

Within the school setting, we have a couple of challenges. First of all, a student may bring a power chair to school right after it has been delivered by the equipment supplier, and that might be beca...   Read More


Indoor Rainy Day, Snowy Day Fun

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 27, 2015

In 2008, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans was released; sometimes referred to as PAG. It is the first ever publication of national guidelines for physical activity. Sometimes that surpri...   Read More


The Importance of Early Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

February 1, 2015

Typically, early mobility onset occurs at a very young age when children start rolling around the floor and then quickly followed by scooting and crawling. Those typical developmental milestones are c...   Read More


AquaStretch Principles, Foundations and Preliminary Research

Lori Sherlock, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS

March 12, 2014

AquaStretchTM is a one-on-one, assisted, stretching and myofascial release technique performed in shallow water using weighted resistance. What is interesting is that in a client’s first session, th...   Read More


Geriatric Balance and Dizziness Management

Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT

January 20, 2014

This presentation will include practical clinical applications of the latest evidence in the rehabilitation of geriatric patients with dizziness. Participants completing this course will be ready to r...   Read More

 


Infection Control

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

March 20, 2013

Prior to diving into this topic full force, it is important for us to basically have an appreciation as to what we mean by infection control. As defined by Bankaitis and Kemp, infection control refers...   Read More


Temporomandibular Joint - Physical Therapy Assessment and Treatment

Lori Steinley, PT, MS

January 4, 2013

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a freely moveable (diathrodial) articulation between the condyle of the mandible and the temporal bone. It is unique because it is a true synovial joint and, there...   Read More


Temporomandibular Joint: Anatomy/Physiology

Lori Steinley, PT, MS

May 23, 2012

This text-based course is a transcript of the live seminar, “Temporomandibular Joint: Anatomy/Physiology,”...   Read More