Repetition & Intensity to Increase Motor Function After Stroke

Repetition & Intensity to Increase Motor Function After Stroke

Occupational therapy practitioners are continuously looking for ways to maximize the potential of their clients that have had a stroke. But what does the research say? Lauren Sheehan OTD, OTR/L & Lauren Souders OTR/L, CBIS dig into the intensity and repetition for task based practice in order to increase the motor function after a person has a stroke. Tips for how to do it, options for technology to assist us and when should we get started.

Resources from the Show:

Virtual Reality and OT Neurorehabilitation podcast

Fugl Meyer, ARAT & AMAT assessment links 


Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation:

Shirley Ryan Abilitylab:

Want to learn about all the Principles of Neuroplasticity to get better outcomes for your patients? Check out Neuroplasticity After Stroke: Use the Research to Get Better Results in OT for more!


Effect of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy on Upper Extremity Function 3 to 9 Months After Stroke: The EXCITE Randomized Clinical Trial

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2 thoughts on “Repetition & Intensity to Increase Motor Function After Stroke”

  1. Thank you senior flourish ma, for these educative podcasts. It is of great importance to me as fresh Occupational therapy graduate from Nigeria. Please how can I get to download this podcasts so that I can listen over and over. Thanks in anticipation.

    1. Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L

      You can download on any free podcast app or listen anytime from the website – thanks so much for listening!

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