Tag Archives: Adult rehabilitation

Therapists – Key Role in Recovery of Boston Marathon Victims


Boston Marathon victims are recovering from their injuries and learning to put their lives back together, with therapists  devoting their time with each individual, and becoming an important part of their lives. Read this article from the Boston Globe By Kay … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy for Severe Bell’s Palsy Patients


You may have heard that a clinical study recently published by Neurorehabil Neural Repair (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/23549520/) found that early physical therapy in individuals severely affected with Bell’s Palsy could lead to better long term results. What has been your experience with … Continue reading

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Total Knee Replacement – any new ideas?


Chris Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Does anyone have any unconventional ideas for increasing flexion or extension after TKA? Thanks for your helpChris 

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Treatment Suggestions for a Morton’s Neuroma Anyone?


Jane posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I just evaluated a patient with a Morton’s neuroma between the third and fourth metatarsal.  He is an active runner and tennis player who has been limited in participating in the sports he loves.  He … Continue reading

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Free CE course for Adult Rehab and Geriatric Therapists


Our blog has been up and running for almost a year now……… where did that go??? Our blog has been very successful building a strong pediatric therapy community, and Acute Care community. We would like now to do the same … 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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Post Course discussion with Steven Sadowsky


Treating the Acute Care ICU Patient   Steven Sadowsky is happy to answer any questions you may have, and discuss treatment and practical applications in the ICU and Acute Care setting.  Sometimes there is not enough time through the course of the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Glen Gillen, receiving highest honor in occupational therapy


Education Resources would like to congratulate Dr. Glen Gillen Ed.D., OTR, FAOTA on his selection as the 2013 AOTA Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecturer. The Slagle lectureship award is one of the highest honors in occupational therapy and recognizes an AOTA … Continue reading

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