8.14. Shoulders, arms and hands-Maintaining & Exercising
Our Information Specialists particlarly value this series of video presentations presented by the Northwest Regional SCI Model System.
On NW Regional SCI System site:
- Protecting Shoulders And Staying Active After SCI-Presented on April 10, 2012. You can also watch this video on YouTube with or without closed-captioning. Presentation time: 62 minutes.
After watching, please complete their two-minute survey.
- Get a Handle On It: Maximizing Hand and Arm Function after Spinal Cord Injury-Presented February 11, 2014, by Harborview occupational therapists.
This forum presentation describes how rehab uses a combination of conventional therapy (strengthening, splinting, and use of adaptive equipment and strategies), upper limb electrical stimulation, and surgical intervention (tendon transfers) to achieve rehab goals. The presenters show an abundance of devices and solutions for enhancing independence in everyday activities such as eating, dressing, grooming, cooking and writing.
Northwest Regional SCI Model System needs your feedback. After watching the video, please complete their 2-minute survey. Thank you.
For a complete list of the Northwest Regional SCI Model Systems streaming videos, go to http://sci.washington.edu/videos.