Repetition & Intensity to Increase Motor Function After Stroke

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By Mandy Chamberlain, M, and y Chamberlain MOTR/L | Occupational Therapist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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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