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Insync Physiotherapy Workshop For Doctors – Low Back Pain

Dural tension and maybe disc issue and they would say, “Ok, let’s do a discectomy or maybe a lumbar fusion” and we found those people didn’t do that well. So we now use the slump test as a bit of a clue to the health of the nerve, the peripheral nerves from the lumbar spine […]

AmputeeOT: Cleaning the house without a Prosthetic leg

AmputeeOT: Cleaning the house without a Prosthetic leg

Hi guys, this is Christina, the Amputee OT. In this video, I”m going to show you how to do some chores without your prosthetic. Doing chores around the house for me is pretty easy now that I have my prosthetic, because I pretty much just do them the way I always did them. You might […]

AmputeeOT: All about stump socks for below knee amputees

Oh, hello glorious denizens of YouTube– let’s talk about stump stocks! These are stump stocks. They are made for your stump. Stump socks come in different thicknesses, from very very thin to super duper thick. Usually they come in bags like this, and they are measured in a couple of different ways. First they are […]

Manual Pectoralis Minor Stretch

Manual Pectoralis Minor Stretch

This is Brent coming at you with another one of our manual stretching videos. In this video we’re going to go after our pectoralis minor, a muscle that has a propensity to get very overactive, very short in all of those individuals with upper body dysfunction. I’m going to have my friend, Yvette, come out […]

AmputeeOT: Using crutches etc to get around after amputation

AmputeeOT: Using crutches etc to get around after amputation

Hi guys, this is Christina the Amputee OT, and today I’m going to show you how to use crutches. *machinery and welding noises* First thing you need to know about crutches is that they need to be adjusted properly for you. So for example, these crutches are adjusted properly for me. The hand rest should […]

AmputeeOT: How to clean your stump and liner so you don’t stink!

AmputeeOT: How to clean your stump and liner so you don’t stink!

Hello, sweet sweet denizens of YouTube. This video will be all about how to clean and take care of your liners and your residual limb. *Machinery and welding noises* Do your feet stink? Well imagine how much stinkier your feet would be if your shoes were made out of silicone. If you do not properly […]

AmputeeOT: You can’t buy prosthetic parts online. Why?

AmputeeOT: You can’t buy prosthetic parts online. Why?

Hi everybody, this is Christina the Amputee OT, and did you know that if you wanted to buy a liner directly from the manufacturer, one like this for your prosthetic, that you can’t? This is question that I get pretty frequently. Somebody will ask me where they will go online so that they can buy […]

AmputeeOT: Airline travel as an amputee

AmputeeOT: Airline travel as an amputee

Hi guys, this is Christina, the Amputee OT. In this video, I’m going to be talking about airline travel for amputees. If you’re an amputee, and you’ve never traveled on an airline you might be a little apprehensive– because what is TSA going to do to you because you’re an amputee? Are you allowed to […]

Occupational therapy For Hand, Shoulder, & Rotator Cuff Injuries after Traumatic Motorcycle Accident

Occupational therapy For Hand, Shoulder, & Rotator Cuff Injuries after Traumatic Motorcycle Accident

Relax, good. Open and make a fist with everything, pull and open. Stop, and open go, go, go, go, go go, and relax. Everything now close. Squeeze, pull, pull, pull pinky come on pinky. Go, pull, and relax, good. And pull, and relax. Good. And you pull your fingers forward. Did you feel it? You […]