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66 Treatment Guides
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Treatment Guides
Interventions
Balance Training
Fall Risk Assessment and Prevention
Functional Mobility
Gait Training
Therapeutic Exercise
Conditions and Diseases
Adhesive Capsulitis
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders – Mid Stage
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders – Late Stage
Amputation of the Lower Extremity
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Biceps Tendinitis
Breast Cancer
Cancer
Cardiac Disease
Cardiac Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Conservative Management
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Surgical Management
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome– Post-Stroke
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Ulnar Neuropathy)
De Quervain's Syndrome - Conservative Management
De Quervain's Syndrome - Surgical Management
Diabetes – Type 2
Dizziness
Epicondylitis
Extreme Obesity/Exceptionally Large Persons
Fracture of the Ankle
Fracture of the Elbow (Olecranon and Radial Head)
Fracture of the Femur
Fracture of the Shoulder (Proximal Humerus and Humeral Shaft)
Fracture of the Tibial Plateau
Fracture of the Wrist (Distal Radius)
Frail Elderly/Oldest Old +85
Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome
Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Hip Replacement (Arthroplasty)
Joint Contractures
Knee Replacement (Arthroplasty)
Low Back Strain/Sprain
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Multiple Sclerosis
Myocardial Infarction
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Poliomyelitis Syndrome
Pressure Ulcers
Pulmonary Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Impingement, Tendonitis and Tears
Rotator Cuff Repair
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Scleroderma/Systemic Sclerosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Stroke
Total Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty)
Urinary Incontinence
Vertebral Compression Fracture

Functional Mobility
Adaptive Equipment

Adaptive Equipment for Bathing **
Adaptive Equipment for Bed Mobility
Adaptive Equipment for Mobility **
Adaptive Equipment for Toileting **
Adaptive Equipment for Transfers
Ambulation
Using a Cane – Going Down Steps
Using a Cane – Going Up Steps
Using a Standard Walker – Going Down Steps
Using a Standard Walker – Going Up Steps
Using a Walker – Going Down a Curb or Single Step
Using a Walker – Going Up a Curb or Single Step
Walking with a Cane
Walking with a Standard Walker – Non-Weight Bearing
Walking with a Standard Walker – Partial Weight Bearing
Walking with a Standard Walker – Toe-Touch Weight Bearing
Walking with a Wheeled Walker
Bed Mobility
Bridging **
Getting In and Out of Bed Following Hip Surgery **
Getting In and Out of Bed – Left Hemiparesis **
Getting In and Out of Bed – Right Hemiparesis **
Getting In Bed Towards Your Left Side **
Getting In Bed Towards Your Right Side **
Getting In and Out of Bed with Help, Towards the Left Side **
Getting In and Out of Bed with Help, Towards the Right Side **
Getting Out of Bed Towards Your Left Side **
Getting Out of Bed Towards Your Right Side **
Moving Side-to-Side in Bed **
Rolling Onto Your Side in Bed **
Scooting Up in Bed **
Transfers
Getting Down on the Floor **
Getting Up From the Floor **
Sit-Pivot – Moving to the Left **
Sit-Pivot – Moving to the Right **
Sit-Pivot with Help, Moving to the Left **
Sit-Pivot with Help, Moving to the Right **
Sitting Down **
Sitting Down Following Hip Surgery **
Standing Up **
Standing Up Following Hip Surgery **
Standing Up with Help **
Stand-Pivot with Help, Moving to the Left **
Stand-Pivot with Help, Moving to the Right **
Transfer Board – Moving to the Left **
Transfer Board – Moving to the Right **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Seat (back up, left) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Seat (back up, right) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Seat (left leg, right leg, sit) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Seat (left leg, sit, right leg) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Seat (right leg, left leg, sit) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Seat (right leg, sit, left leg) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Transfer Bench (left) **
Transfer to Tub Using Bath Transfer Bench (right) **
Transfers In and Out of a Car **
Transfers Wheelchair to Tub Using Bath Transfer Bench (left) **
Transfers Wheelchair to Tub Using Bath Transfer Bench (right) **
Wheelchair Mobility
Wheelchair Mobility **
Therapeutic Exercise Handouts
Back/Core Exercises

Core Exercise Guidelines **
Core Exercises – Back Muscles **
Core Exercises – Pelvic Muscles **
Core Exercise – Stomach Muscles **
Low Back Stretches
Stability Ball Exercise Guidelines **
Stability Ball Exercises – Back Muscles **
Stability Ball Exercises – Pelvic Muscles **
Stability Ball Exercises – Stomach Muscles **
Trunk Active ROM Exercises
Balance, Coordination and Agility Exercises
Balance Exercise Guidelines **
Dynamic Balance Exercises **
Sitting Balance Exercises **
Static Balance Exercises **
Diagnosis Specific Exercise Programs
Above Knee Amputation Exercises
Below Knee Amputation Exercises
Femur Fracture Exercises
Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Exercises
Hip Replacement Exercises
Knee Replacement Exercises
Lumbar Surgery Exercises
Mastectomy Exercises **
Osteoporosis Extension Exercises **
Parkinson’s Exercises **
Piriformis Syndrome Exercises
Plantar Fasciitis Exercises
Pulmonary Exercises **
Tibial Plateau Fracture Exercises
Exercise Guidelines
Exercise Guidelines for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis **
Exercise Guidelines for Arthritis **
Exercise Guidelines for Diabetes **
Exercise Guidelines for Multiple Sclerosis **
Exercise Guidelines for Orthopedic Conditions **
Exercise Guidelines for Post-Poliomyelitis Syndrome **
Exercise Guidelines for Renal Conditions **
General Exercise Guidelinesa
General Exercises
Arm Cycle Guidelines **
Cool-Down Stretches
Daily Exercise Log
My Physical Activity Plan
Passive ROM Exercises **
Passive ROM Exercises – Left Hemiparesis **
Passive ROM Exercises – Right Hemiparesis **
Pelvic Floor Exercises
Total Body Exercise Program
Walking Guidelines
Warm-Up Exercises
Lower Extremity Exercises
Ankle and Foot Active ROM Exercises
Ankle and Foot Isometric Exercises
Ankle and Foot Strengthening Exercises
Ankle and Foot Stretches
Calf Stretches
Hip and Knee Exercises Lying
Hip and Knee Exercises Seated
Hip and Knee Exercises Standing
Hip Stretches
Resistance Band Leg Exercises
Thigh Stretches
Neck Exercises
Neck Active ROM Exercises **
Neck Isometric Exercises **
Neck Strengthening Exercises **
Neck Stretches **
Pre-Gait Exercises
Pre-Gait Exercise Guidelines
Pre-Gait Arm Strengthening Exercises
Pre-Gait Hip and Knee Strengthening Exercises
Pre-Gait Mat/Bed Exercises
Pre-Gait Standing Exercises
Upper Extremity Exercises
Active Movement of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand **
Active Movement of the Shoulder and Hand **
Active Movement of the Shoulder, Elbow and Hand **
Arm Strengthening Exercises
Dowel Exercises Lying **
Dowel Exercises Seated **
Elbow, Forearm and Wrist Active ROM Exercises **
Elbow, Forearm and Wrist Strengthening Exercises **
Elbow, Forearm and Wrist Stretching Exercises **
Forearm and Wrist Active ROM Exercises **
Forearm and Wrist Strengthening Exercises **
Forearm and Wrist Stretching Exercises **
Hand Strengthening Putty Exercises **
Hand Stretching and Active ROM **
Median Nerve Gliding Exercises **
Pendulum Exercises – Left **
Pendulum Exercises – Right **
Resistance Band Arm Exercises **
Scapular Mobilization and Strengthening – Left Hemiparesis **
Scapular Mobilization and Strengthening – Right Hemiparesis **
Shoulder Active Exercises – Left **
Shoulder Active Exercises – Right **
Shoulder Active ROM Exercises **
Shoulder Isometric Exercises Left – Seated **
Shoulder Isometric Exercises Right – Seated **
Shoulder Isometric Exercises Left – Standing **
Shoulder Isometric Exercises Right – Standing **
Shoulder Passive and Active-Assisted Exercises – Left **
Shoulder Passive and Active-Assisted Exercises – Right **
Shoulder Pulley Exercises - Left **
Shoulder Pulley Exercises - Right **
Shoulder Strengthening – Free Weights - Left **
Shoulder Strengthening – Free Weights - Right **
Shoulder Strengthening – Resistive Band - Left **
Shoulder Strengthening – Resistive Band - Right **
Shoulder Stretching Exercises – Left **
Shoulder Stretching Exercises – Right **
Tendon Gliding Exercises **
Educational Handouts
Cardiopulmonary

Active Cycle of Breathing
Activity Guidelines Following Cardiac Surgery **
Activity Guidelines Following a Heart Attack **
Cardiac Precautions for Exercise **
Causes of Respiratory Panic and Distress **
Controlled Cough Technique
Diaphragmatic Breathing **
Energy Conservation Principles **
Postural Drainage
Postural Drainage Positions
Pursed Lip Breathing **
Respiratory Panic and Distress Control Technique **
Self-Monitoring Your Heart Rate **
Sternal Precautions **
Lower Extremity Amputation
Care of Your Residual Limb **
Donning Your Prosthesis and Socks **
Equipment Care – Prosthesis and Socks **
Phantom Limb Pain **
Positioning Your Residual Limb **
Miscellaneous
Daily Foot Care and Foot Safety **
Healthy Bladder Habits **
Measuring Your Arm Following Mastectomy **
Positioning in Bed to Minimize Pressure **
Pressure Relief **
Prevention and Control of Lower Extremity Lymphedema **
Prevention and Control of Upper Extremity Lymphedema **
Skin Inspection **
Neurological
Cognitive Strategies for Improving Movement **
Positioning in Bed – Left Hemiparesis **
Positioning in Bed – Right Hemiparesis **
Proper Positioning When Sitting – Left Hemiparesis **
Proper Positioning When Sitting – Right Hemiparesis **
Protecting Your Arm – Left Hemiparesis **
Protecting Your Arm – Right Hemiparesis **
Orthopedic
Body Mechanics **
Orthopedic
Edema Control of the Arm **
Edema Control of the Leg(s) **
Everyday Activities after Shoulder Surgery **
Good Posture **
Hip Dislocation Precautions – Posterior Approach **
Spinal Surgery Precautions **
Splint/Orthoses Instructions **
Superficial Cold **
Superficial Heat **
Safety
Don’t Let a Fall Get You Down **
Home Safety Assessment
Personal Emergency Response Systems **
Post-Fall Questionnaire **
Using Your Walker Safely **
Using Your Wheelchair Safely **

** these handouts are also in the Occupational Therapy Toolkit

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