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31 Item(s) found for:  Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine 

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Active hand exercises   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for active hand exercises. These exercises are provided by Occupational Therapy for patients to do at home.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 11/2011
Active wrist exercises   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for active wrist exercises. These exercises are provided by Occupational Therapy for patients to do at home.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 11/2011
Activities of daily living after abdominal surgery   English
Abstract: This handout guides recovery after abdominal surgery. It includes general precautions, and how to protect your abdomen with step-by-step instructions on how to get into and out of bed, stand up from sitting, get dressed, and take a shower.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 6/2012
Activities of daily living after heart surgery: Guidelines for sternal precautions   English
Abstract: This handout provides general precautions to protect the sternum after heart surgery. Included are tips for performing activities of daily living (ADLs) while maintaining sternal precautions: how to get into and out of bed, how to stand up from a chair or toilet, how to get dressed and do other personal hygiene routines.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2016
Activities of daily living after lung surgery: Sternal precautions (clamshell incision, sternotomy)   English
Abstract: This handout gives activity guidelines to follow after having lung surgery. It includes tips on protecting the sternum, getting in and out of bed, standing up, getting dressed, and other activities of daily living.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2011
Activities of daily living after spinal injury or surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives guidelines to follow after spinal injury or surgery. It includes general tips, as well as specific ways to protect the spine when getting out of bed, getting into bed, standing up from a seat, getting dressed, taking a shower, and more.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
After breast reconstruction: Self-care to speed your recovery   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to change your activities while you are recovering from breast reconstruction surgery.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2012
Assisted range of motion exercises   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for 16 exercises to increase range of motion. These exercises require the participation of a second person or attendant.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 11/2011
Bathroom equipment: Resources and vendors in the Puget Sound region   English
Abstract: This handout lists resources and vendors for special bathroom equipment in the Puget Sound area. Photos of some types of equipment are included on page 3.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2017
Building ramps and handrails: To keep you safe at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for building ramps and stair handrails for safety and mobility at home.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2011
Carpal tunnel exercises: Hand care   English
Abstract: This handout provides step-by-step instructions for hand and wrist exercises to help lessen symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 3/2012
Carpal tunnel syndrome: Hand care   English
Abstract: This handout gives tips for people with carpal tunnel syndrome to help them ease the tingling, numbness, and pain. It explains the reason for these symptoms, and lists both activities to avoid and ways to use the hands and fingers to lessen the stress on the carpal tunnel area.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2011
Dowel exercises: To help your strength and range of motion   English
Abstract: This handout gives exercises using a dowl to help increase range of motion and strength. Doing these exercises makes it easier to do daily activities and helps prevent more injuries to the upper body.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2011
Finger-bending exercises   English
Abstract: This handout gives finger-bending exercises that will improve how fingers move and function.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 12/2011
Finger-straightening exercises   English
Abstract: This handout gives finger-straightening exercises that will improve how fingers move and function.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 12/2011
Getting dressed - Your lower body: Making it easier   English
Abstract: This handout gives tips to make dressing easier after injury or surgery.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 11/2011
Hand splint: Guidelines to follow   English
Abstract: This handout gives guidelines for when to wear and remove a hand splint and when to call the occupational therapist.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2011
Ommaya Reservoir: Activities of daily living after the device is placed   English
Abstract: This handout, provided by Occupational Therapy at UW Medical Center, explains an Ommaya Reservoir. It also lists precautions and activity restrictions to follow after the device is placed.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 3/2016
Pursed lip breathing: Home exercise program   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions on how to do pursed lip breathing, one of the most effective ways to control shortness of breath. This type of exercise is a simple way to slow breathing pace, which makes each breath more efficient.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 3/2010
Range of motion exercises: For shoulder, arm, and hand   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for 7 simple exercises that will help your gain flexibility in your shoulder, arm, and hand. Be sure to check with your physical therapist before trying any new exercises.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 12/2011
Range of motion: Self-exercise program   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions and illustrations for 10 exercises to help prevent injuries to the upper body and increase strength and range of motion in the arms.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 3/2010
Save your energy: Tips to make daily activities easier to do   English
Abstract: This handout gives tips for saving energy while doing daily activities. Included are sections on pacing, supporting the body, organizing the home, and planning self-care and household tasks so that they are not as tiring.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 11/2011
Six hand exercises: "6-pack"   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for 6 exercises to increase hand function and coordination. These exercises are provided by Occupational Therapy for patients to do at home.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 11/2011
Theraband exercises you can do in bed   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for 6 Theraband exercises that can be done while in bed to strengthen the upper body.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2012
Theraputty exercises: To increase your strength and coordination   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for 8 exercises that use Theraputty, a resistive hand exercise material that is used in occupational therapy.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2011
Tying your shoes with one hand   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for how to tie shoes using only 1 hand.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 1/2011
Upper body exercises (poster)   English
Abstract: This legal-sized poster contains the photos and instructions for the 4 exercises contained in the handout "Upper Body Exercises: Building strength and range of motion after surgery."
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 3/2017
Upper body exercises: Building strength and range of motion after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout describes 4 arm exercises to increase strength and range of motion while you are recovering after heart surgery.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2017
Using a theraband   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for five exercises using a theraband: shoulder horizontal abduction and adduction, shoulder flexion, elbow flexion, elbow extension, and elbow extension in adduction. Photographs of a person doing the various stages of the exercises are included.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2010
Wearing and taking care of your splint   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to wear and take care of a splint, as recommended by your doctor or occupational therapist.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2012
Where to buy compression stockings: In the Seattle area and online   English
Abstract: This handout lists Seattle-area and online stores where you can buy compression stockings.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 10/2016
 
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