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The Creation of Emotion: The Journey from Part II

By Michelle Colletti, MA, OTR/L Theme: Our emotions arise from the raw sensory input of our interoceptive sensory system. In Part I of “The Creation of Emotion: The Journey from Interoception to Embodied Self-Awareness,” I traced the neural pathways from our interoceptive sensory system,…

Strategies to Utilize the Power of Movement for Geriatric Orthopedic Rehab – Live Class

Functional Exercise Progression for the Aging Adult, Creating Dynamic and Efficient TherEx Programs for the Clinic and Home BENEFITS OF ATTENDING Movement-based strategies for the adult orthopedic population Extensive interactive labs to demonstrate the mechanics-practice and exercises Evidence-Based Material combining Biomechanics with Neuroscience, Strength…

Educational Workshops: Pediatric Orthotics: Team Problem-Solving for Optimal Outcomes

October 19-20, 2019 Orthotic management serves many therapeutic purposes, with the essential function to assist with optimal alignment for function. Pediatric orthotic management requires an interdisciplinary team approach to maximize each child’s outcome. The team of OT, PT and orthotist needs to consider the…

Where to Focus Your Efforts with PDPM Preparedness

CMS says nothing will change, but how will healthcare evolve? Last April, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposal to replace the Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) payment system with a new model for Medicare payment of skilled nursing care. They’ve…

Study: Medicare-covered Stroke Patients are Receiving Inconsistent Levels of Therapy

Findings surprising in light of the importance of rehab for stroke patients Medicare-covered stroke patients receive vastly different amounts of physical and occupational therapy during hospital stays despite evidence that such care is strongly associated with positive health outcomes. The research team at Brown…

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