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When will a compensatory approach be used with neuro pts?

when recovery prognosis is poor or not possible

ex: SCI or hospice etc.


What is the definition of compensation?

make up for a deficit to improve function

ex: use of RW


What is definition of substitution?

restore function by replacement, use of posterior delt for extension if triceps has no innervation


What are goals for rehab with compensation/substitution?

maximize safety, independence, function, improve QOL, pain management, caregiver training


What is task oriented training?

functional activities important for daily living for that patient

ex: transfers, standing, walking


What is training in task specific?

happens in context or environment in which the task occurs


What is the overall goal in task oriented training?

active movements bc then patient will actually learn


What are examples of task specific training?

repetitive fine motor: grasping, releasing, and placing objects

task related strengthening: high reps of sitting, rolling, mobility


What was very important finding about CIMT study and fMRI?

first time neuroplasticty studies actually showed change in brain structure


What are 4 steps in task oriented training?

1. task analysis- develop and test HCF's
2. practice missing components- identify goals, high reps
3. practice whole task- example is gait
4. transfer of training- practice learned task in context


What is role of therapist in task oriented training?

training coach, minimize hands on therapy,