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Seniors Flourish Podcast | Occupational Therapy


The Seniors Flourish Podcast is an occupational therapy podcast helping occupational therapy practitioners working with older adults be the best they can be - not only by showcasing relevant interviews, answering questions, current articles and hot topics, but also to getting OT practitioners EXCITED about working with older adults, give actionable ideas that listeners can take and use in their own practice and have some FUN along the way

Sep 12, 2017

Using the evidence to start a modified constraint induced movement therapy (mCIMT) program in your occupational therapy practice doesn't have to be hard or involve lots of equipment. Listen in to Lauren Walker MOT OTR/L talk about how her team did this to produce better outcomes for her patients who experienced a stroke.

Resources from the Show:

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Corbetta, D., Sirtori, V., Castellini, G., Moja, L., & Gatti, R. (2015). *Constraint-induced movement therapy for upper extremities in people with stroke*. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26446577

Levine, P. G. (2009). *Stronger after stroke: Your roadmap to recovery* (2nd ed.). New York: Demos Health.

Miltner, W. H. R., Bauder, H., Sommer, M., Dettmers, C., & Taub, E. (1999). Effects of constraint-induced movement therapy on patients with chronic motor deficits. *After Stroke, 30*, 586–592. http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.30.3.586

Wu, C., Lin, K., Chen, H., Chen, I., & Wong, W. (2007). *Effects of modified constraint-induced* *movement therapy on movement kinematics and daily function in patients with stroke: A kinematic study of motor control mechanisms*. *Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 21*, 460-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968307303411

Yamashita, T., & Abe, K. (2012). *Potential treatment strategies for enhancing neuroplasticity and regeneration after ischemic stroke*. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/763955_4

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