Professional Stroke Education Inventory Search

Mobility Lower Extremity and Balance has 5 resource(s).

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations- Lower Limb and Gait

Description/Date:

The Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations (CSBPR) provide up-to-date evidence based guidelines for the prevention and management of stroke. These particular sections (6.1, 6.2, 6.3) provide recommendation on:

  • Mobility, Balance and Transfers (6.1)
  • Lower Limb Spasticity following Stroke (6.2)
  • Falls Prevention and Management (6.3)

Developer/Owner:

Heart and Stroke Foundation (2015)

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://www.strokebestpractices.ca/stroke-rehabilitation/providing-stroke-rehabilitation-to-maximize-participation-in-usual-life-roles-lower-limb-and-gait/

Target: PT, OT, Assistant Staff, Nurses and other care providers.

Educational Video: Mobility

Description/Date:

This is video #5 in a 6–part video series designed to complement the popular sections of the Tips & Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Heart and Stroke 2010).

This video focuses on positioning and transferring techniques.

Developer/Owner:

Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario (2006)

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zS01zTRVA4E

Target: Front-line providers caring for stroke survivors across the continuum of care.

Motor Recovery Post-Stroke

Description/Date:

The following module has been designed to present information contained within the Evidence-based review of Stroke Rehabilitation in a comprehensive, easily accessible format to facilitate learning. Learners will be able to review and check themselves on key material.

This module reviews material relating to mobility and the lower extremity, upper extremity interventions, and painful hemiplegic shoulder (Chapters 9-11 of the EBRSR). Some of the topics reviewed in this module include assessment of motor function, prognosis of motor recovery, gait and balance retraining, the Bobath approach vs. the neurodevelopmental technique, functional electrical stimulation, constraint-induced movement therapy, mental practice, spasticity post stroke, and hemiplegic shoulder pain.

Developer/Owner:

Evidence-based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation (EBRSR), London ON.

Partnership of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Western University, St. Joseph’s Health Care, Lawson Health Research Institute, the Canadian Stroke Network and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://www.ebrsr.com/educational-modules

There is no fee.

Target: Professional Rehabilitation clinicians and other health care providers.

Safe Seating Poster

Description/Date:

This 3-panel poster is based on the “Mobility” section of the Tips & Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Heart and Stroke, 2010).

This poster provides the opportunity to review critical learning points in a highly visual way.

Developer/Owner:

Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario (2010)

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: https://www.strokenetworkseo.ca/sites/strokenetworkseo.ca/files/john_needs_your_help_march_15_2017_final_.pdf

Target: This poster has been developed for the education of frontline care providers caring for stroke survivors and other complex patient populations.

Strength Training on StrokEngine Website

Description/Date:

Strength Training for Lower Extremity and for Ambulation is described at StrokEngine website.

Specific interventions discussed include resistance training, force feedback, functional tasks and weight bearing tasks.

Developer/Owner:

Supported by Canadian Stroke Network, Nicol Korner-Bitensky (PhD OT(c)) is Stroke Engine Project Leader, McGill University

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://strokengine.ca/intervention/index.php?page=topic&subpage=quick&id=50

Target: PT, OT, Assistant Staff, Nurses and other care providers.