Fine motor-skills can still be promoted during a summer when many children are restricted to home-based activities. Here are 10 ideas to help kiddos build independence and life skills.
A “pre-habilitation” program – counseling by a peer coach who has already had a knee replacement – could be helpful to patients scheduled for a knee replacement, to prepare them for the procedure, according to researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery.Read More
A study in Science Translational Medicine documents how scientists were able to successfully characterize and implement bionic leg technology in three amputees to help them merge with their bionic prosthetic legs as they climb over various obstacles without having to look.Read More
PreHab, a platform available from PeerWell designed to guide patients through the joint replacement process, has now been expanded to include outpatients. Previously available only to inpatients, it is now available for outpatient joint replacement centers.Read More
In Your Nerves Are Having Shoulder Surgery—the latest book in Minneapolis-based OPTP’s neuroscience education series—author Adriann Louw aims to help prepare patients for shoulder surgery and the postoperative recovery.Read More
Handii Healthy Hands, designed to improve mobility and strength in fingers, wrists, and hands, are now available from OPTP, Minneapolis.Read More
New from OPTP, Minneapolis, is the Joint Distractor, which is designed to enable physical therapists, athletic trainers, or fitness trainers to perform complete isodynamic joint distraction on the upper or lower extremities.Read More
The 36th edition of Minneapolis-based OPTP’s semi-annual catalog is now available, and it is updated with several new therapy and fitness products and is divided into 16 diverse categories.Read More