As the contracture improves, greater rotational forces can be achieved through from the adjustable 3point splint strap. “This means that the TPSPS may be more optimally designed for later stages of therapy to regain terminal elbow extension.” Static Progressive versus Three-point
Our therapists consider each unique individual’s needs, helping them achieve the goals specific to their recovery. Our physical, occupational and speech therapy programs focus on meaningful activity and measurable outcomes. They are designed to increase the functional independence and improve the quality of life of each resident we treat.
contracture management programs Our team of therapists quickly identify residents at risk of contractures through evaluation and screening. We work with physicians and the care team to ensure that proper use of splints and positioning is utilized to help slow down the contracture process.
Our occupational therapy staff work with a variety of companies, to ensure that the equipment provided meets the individual’s needs. Splinting Due to injury and/or an increase / decrease in muscle tone, wrist positions can deviate considerably from normal alignment, which will reduce an individual’s potential for performance.
The aim of positioning the patient is to try to promote optimal recovery and comfort by modulating muscle tone, providing appropriate sensory information, increasing spatial awareness, improved ability to interact with the environment and prevention of complications such as pressure sores, and contracture.
The Amputee Program at TIRR Memorial Hermann prepares patients and their families to cope physically and psychologically with the traumatic or surgical loss of a limb, or a congenital limb deficiency. The rehabilitation process includes a pre-prosthetic program and prosthetic training when appropriate.
Occupational/Hand therapy is the art and science of evaluating and treating conditions of the upper extremity (arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand). Our aim is to restore the function of our patients after injury, surgery or illness.It is a 1 on 1 treatment approach that utilizes many techniques to address patient specific needs, treatment goals so that they can improve the