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1

When will a compensatory approach be used with neuro pts?

when recovery prognosis is poor or not possible

ex: SCI or hospice etc.

2

What is the definition of compensation?

make up for a deficit to improve function

ex: use of RW

3

What is definition of substitution?

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

4

What are goals for rehab with compensation/substitution?

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

5

What is task oriented training?

functional activities important for daily living for that patient

ex: transfers, standing, walking

6

What is training in task specific?

happens in context or environment in which the task occurs

7

What is the overall goal in task oriented training?

active movements bc then patient will actually learn

8

What are examples of task specific training?

repetitive fine motor: grasping, releasing, and placing objects

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

9

What was very important finding about CIMT study and fMRI?

first time neuroplasticty studies actually showed change in brain structure

10

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

11

What is role of therapist in task oriented training?

training coach, minimize hands on therapy,