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Tips for OTs Working with Patients Post-Total Shoulder Replacement

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, approximately 53,000 people per year undergo surgery for a shoulder replacement in the United States (OrthoInfo, 2023). Although this number is quite small compared to the 900,000+ people per year who go in for hip and knee replacements, this means occupational therapy practitioners working in joint […]

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Educating Patients on Home Safety Following Orthopedic Surgery

To expand on our article covering the major orthopedic precautions following surgery, we decided to create a “Part Two” addressing home safety following orthopedic surgery. This post covers the biggest safety basics after discharge from a major orthopedic surgery. These home safety tips can be used for other surgeries or injuries/illness as well, and can […]

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