5 Useful OT Skill Sets in Technology Design and development. Occupational therapists (OTs) improve client function through facilitating meaningful occupations and activities.
New Evidence in Stroke Rehabilitation
OT is celebrating 101 years as a profession this year!
Every year more than 795,000 people have a stroke in the united states making it one of the leading causes of long-term disability (CDC, 2017).
If you work in physical rehabilitation, you’ve probably noticed a major shift in thinking regarding stroke rehab.
Technology has influenced human occupation and disability on an unprecedented scale in the past 100 years and is continuing to acquire an ever-growing role in human occupation in the modern world.
Robotic technologies are becoming more common in hospitals and outpatient clinics internationally as robotic therapy systems become more advanced and affordable.
One of the major barriers to keeping current in evidence-based practice can be information overload, limited research evidence and limited accessibility to research.
There is a growing movement in the application of constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) at rehabilitation hospitals nationally