Category Archives: Adult and Geriatric Rehabilitation

How can I be an expert SLP for every patient I see?


Posted by Karen DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hi, I work in a hospital setting where I see adult acute care, acute in-patient rehabilitation, and out-patient clients.I feel as if I can give good therapy to anyone I come across, but not necessarily … Continue reading

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Advice? Challenging Vestibular Case


I sometimes have difficulty calming down symptoms in my vestibular patients. I can usually manage in the clinic, but I would like to give the patient more ideas on what to do at home. I am thinking more of the … Continue reading

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Yoga Improves Balance Following Stroke


A VA study, published recently in the journal “Stroke” reveals that starting yoga – even long after your patient suffered a stroke – may noticeably improve their balance. VA Study: Yoga Improves Balance Following Stroke Learn about new tools to enhance functional … Continue reading

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Leslie Davidson – Therapy for Post Concussion Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury and Return to Sports


Concussions that lead to TBI can have permanent detrimental effects. Therapy can help. By now you may have heard the news that former NFL Dallas Cowboys players are suing the NFL over concussions that lead to more serious traumatic brain … Continue reading

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Why don’t more people know that therapy can help their dizziness?


Dizziness and vestibular disorders affect 1/3rd of people during some time in their adult lives. Many of these folks have no idea that this is an inner ear disorder and many have no idea that physical or occupational therapy could … Continue reading

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Seeking Input – Guillain-Barre


Theresa Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Clinical Challenge: Home Care OT treating 60 y.o. male w/GBS (diagnosed 1 year ago), who has almost no sensory or motor function in bilat hands. Had restricted extension in wrists/hands/fingers premorbidly (i.e. couldn’t do push … Continue reading

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