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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

May 14, 2019

Occupational therapy practitioners are continuously looking for ways to maximize the potential of their clients that have had a stroke. But what does the research say? Lauren Sheehan OTD, OTR/L & Lauren Souders OTR/L, CBIS dig into the intensity and repetition for task based practice in order to increase the motor function after a person has a stroke. Tips for how to do it, options for technology to assist us and when should we get started.

Resources from the Show:

Virtual Reality and OT Neurorehabilitation podcast

Fugl Meyer, ARAT & AMAT assessments

Websites:

Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation: ebrsr.com

Shirley Ryan Abilitylab: sralab.org

Research:

Effect of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy on Upper Extremity Function 3 to 9 Months After Stroke: The EXCITE Randomized Clinical Trial

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