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Why Patients Don’t Exercise – What’s a Therapist to do?

Post from Education Resources Faculty Member: Suzanne Clark You do a great job putting together an exercise program for your patients with chronic disease. You teach them how to do the exercises and they return the demonstration. You give them … Continue reading

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Pediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation

We are pleased to offer this popular continuing education courses. This course focuses on effective vestibular rehabilitation for treating children with dizziness, coordination, balance, motor, postural, vestibular, visual motor, perceptual, sensory organization and motion disorders due to disease, toxicity, infection, … Continue reading

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Pharmacology Fundamentals for Therapists

Pharmacology Fundamentals for Therapists  Patients undergoing therapy routinely take both prescription drugs and OTC medicines that ultimately influence treatment outcomes. Therapists with knowledge of these medicines practice safer, more effective therapy. The course will examine Rx and non-Rx medicine used … Continue reading

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Therapist is seeking your suggestions and strategies for treating an autistic patient with JRA, and Total Hip Replacement

Samantha Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a relatively new physical therapist and have an interesting patient that I would appreciate tips/suggestion for treatment techniques. I work in an acute care setting. I typically work with orthopedic patients (adults), those … Continue reading

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Enter to win a free CEU course by sharing clinical challenges and tips with ERI

We would like to bring back our popular blog discussions, and build on our community of therapists. Our therapists found this avenue for discussions about clinical cases, problems and therapy tips to be invaluable. We are offering you the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Role of PT and OT in Cancer Rehabilitation

Due to advances in the medical management of cancer, survival rates are steadily improving. However, many cancer survivors will have at least one side effect of the cancer treatment. As therapists, we are committed to improving function based on evidence … Continue reading

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Pilates and Autism – Angelique Micallef-Courts Education Resources esteemed Faculty memeber

One of our distinguished faculty members Angelique Micallef-Courts  recently published in the Advance Magazine for Occupational Therapists   “Pilates is one of the fastest-growing forms of exercise, so it is not surprising that it can be an effective tool for … Continue reading

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Do You Work in a Department that Fosters Professional Development?

Physical and Occupational therapists have been increasingly called upon to meet the challenges of an evolving health care environment. Whether you work in pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, neurology, or another concentration, you will need to engage in lifelong learning in order … Continue reading

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Sensory Integration Discussion with OT faculty John Pagano

  Sensory Integration Needs to Evolve We would like to share this blog discussion from: John Pagano, a renowned member of Education Resources’ Faculty   John is teaching his popular conference: Effectively Treat Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum and Other … Continue reading

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Sensory Strategies for the Classroom – OT’s please share your favorite tools

Advance Web – Occupational Therapy recently published therapists thoughts on what tools work best in helping children with sensory integration issues: http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Web-Extras/Online-Extras/Sensory-Strategies-for-the-Classroom.aspx We would love to hear about your tools and tips – please share them with us here.

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