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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

Oct 11, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Occupational therapy practitioners working with patients that have breast cancer does not have to be intimidating! Naomi discusses how she uses pilates to treat her patients that have breast cancer, gives TONS of resources for you to dig into and specific breathing techniques to try.

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Resources from the Show:

Naomi's Book: Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors: A Guide to Recovery, Healing, and Wellness

MOCA (Montreal Cognitive Assessment)

DASH outcome measure (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand)

Helpful Additional Resources:

Course: Critical Knowledge for Working with Breast Cancer Survivors

OT's Role in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation/Living with Breast Cancer (AOTA resources)

Bathing and Dressing After a Mastectomy

Systematic Review of Occupational Therapy and Adult Cancer Rehabilitation: Part 1. Impact of Physical Activity and Symptom Management Interventions


This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to & use promo code: SRP25

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