Does occupational therapy play a role for communication in children with autism spectrum disorders?

By Hébert ML, Kehayia E, Prelock P, Wood-Dauphinee S, Snider L Related Articles Does occupational therapy play a role for communication in children with autism spectrum disorders? Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2014 Dec;16(6):594-602 Authors: Hébert ML, Kehayia E, Prelock P, Wood-Dauphinee S, Snider L Abstract This study investigates occupational therapy for early communication in […]

Local muscle injection of botulinum toxin type a synergistically improves the beneficial effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with spastic upper limb hemiparesis.

By Yamada N, Kakuda W, Kondo T, Mitani S, Shimizu M, Abo M Related Articles Local muscle injection of botulinum toxin type a synergistically improves the beneficial effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with spastic upper limb hemiparesis. Eur Neurol. 2014;72(5-6):290-8 Authors: Yamada N, Kakuda W, Kondo T, […]

Translating knowledge in rehabilitation: systematic review.

By Jones CA, Roop SC, Pohar SL, Albrecht L, Scott SD Related Articles Translating knowledge in rehabilitation: systematic review. Phys Ther. 2015 Apr;95(4):663-77 Authors: Jones CA, Roop SC, Pohar SL, Albrecht L, Scott SD Abstract BACKGROUND: Clinicians are faced with using the current best evidence to make treatment decisions, yet synthesis of knowledge translation (KT) […]

Randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of cognitive behavior group therapy in chronic back pain patients.

By Linden M, Scherbe S, Cicholas B Related Articles Randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of cognitive behavior group therapy in chronic back pain patients. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2014;27(4):563-8 Authors: Linden M, Scherbe S, Cicholas B Abstract BACKGROUND: It is empirically well documented that psychotherapy is vital in the treatment of chronic back pain. […]

Behavioral activation therapy for return to work in medication-responsive chronic depression with persistent psychosocial dysfunction.

By Hellerstein DJ, Erickson G, Stewart JW, McGrath PJ, Hunnicutt-Ferguson K, Reynolds SK, O’Shea D, Chen Y, Withers A, Wang Y Related Articles Behavioral activation therapy for return to work in medication-responsive chronic depression with persistent psychosocial dysfunction. Compr Psychiatry. 2015 Feb;57:140-7 Authors: Hellerstein DJ, Erickson G, Stewart JW, McGrath PJ, Hunnicutt-Ferguson K, Reynolds SK, […]

Online awareness of functional tasks following ABI: the effect of task experience and associations with underlying mechanisms.

By Rotenberg-Shpigelman S, Rosen-Shilo L, Maeir A Related Articles Online awareness of functional tasks following ABI: the effect of task experience and associations with underlying mechanisms. NeuroRehabilitation. 2014;35(1):47-56 Authors: Rotenberg-Shpigelman S, Rosen-Shilo L, Maeir A Abstract BACKGROUND: Self-awareness is a significant predictor of neurorehabilitation process and outcome and encompasses metacognitive knowledge and online awareness. The […]

Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy on motor neuron excitability in poststroke hemiparetic patients: a neurophysiological investigation using F-wave parameters.

By Kondo T, Kakuda W, Yamada N, Shimizu M, Abo M Related Articles Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy on motor neuron excitability in poststroke hemiparetic patients: a neurophysiological investigation using F-wave parameters. Int J Neurosci. 2015 Jan;125(1):25-31 Authors: Kondo T, Kakuda W, Yamada N, Shimizu M, Abo M Abstract BACKGROUND: […]

Twelve weeks of BodyBalance® training improved balance and functional task performance in middle-aged and older adults.

By Nicholson VP, McKean MR, Burkett BJ Related Articles Twelve weeks of BodyBalance® training improved balance and functional task performance in middle-aged and older adults. Clin Interv Aging. 2014;9:1895-904 Authors: Nicholson VP, McKean MR, Burkett BJ Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of BodyBalance(®) training on balance, functional task […]

The intermingled history of occupational therapy and anatomical education: A retrospective exploration.

By Carroll MA, Lawson K Related Articles The intermingled history of occupational therapy and anatomical education: A retrospective exploration. Anat Sci Educ. 2014 Nov-Dec;7(6):494-500 Authors: Carroll MA, Lawson K Abstract Few research articles have addressed the anatomical needs of entry-level occupational therapy students. Given this paucity of empirical evidence, there is a lack of knowledge […]