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May 20, 2020

Covid – 19: Recuperation and rehabilitation

The term rehabilitation is being used far more frequently in the press recently for good reason, but does everyone [...]
maintaining purposeful occupation fatigue ms

Maintaining purposeful occupation, fatigue & MS

Just as the word “depression” is often over-used, describing any state of low mood, including temporary lows or natural [...]

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is a behavioral and environmental practice developed initially in the 1970s to focus on insomnia and depression.  [...]
Reducing musculoskeletal injuries in care facilities

Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries In Care Facilities

It has been stated that “The adult human form is an awkward burden to lift or carry. Weighing up [...]
Nursing Facilities

Nursing facilities – What equipment supports safe transfers?

The topic of safe patient/resident transfers and handling covers two very distinct groups and discussions which overlap and occasionally [...]
Dignity in Moving and Handling

Dignity in Moving and Handling

The Collins dictionary defines dignity as “the sense that you have of your own importance and value, and other [...]
Post fall management for Veterans

Post Fall Management for Veterans

A fall is defined as an ‘event which results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground [...]
Darren Swift

Veteran Talks About How PTs and OTs Helped Him Overcome His Circumstances

Darren Swift lost both his legs and sustained other injuries when he was blown up by a homemade grenade, [...]

Southfield Fire Department, Michigan

Southfield Fire Department serves the 175,000 citizens of Southfield and Lathrup Village, which includes a large elderly community.  The [...]

Info-graphic: Reducing Worker Injuries In The LTC Sector

Thousands of sick days are lost every year to incorrect manual handling techniques in the LTC sector.     [...]

Case Study: EMS Chief Blames Chronic Back Pain On Lifting Practices

Daniel McGuire was a field EMT for 23 years before chronic back problems brought the EMS career he loved [...]
Mangar Elk Charlotte

Mangar ELK Lets Charlotte Play With Her 15-Week Old Baby

Charlotte has compartment syndrome and cellulitis which affects her legs and feet. She also has epilepsy which is tablet [...]
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