Tuesday Talks

Therapy Tips & Wound Care

February 21, 2017

Dell Children’s Therapists discussed therapy tips as well as wound care prevention and treatment. Margaret – PT, discussed home stretches and exercises that you can do when/if your cihld is taking a break from therapy. Nicky – OT, talked about sensory tools and techniques to bring your child’s senses up or down (including tools and websites where they can be purchased). Kristen discussed ways to prevent pressure wounds, how to determine the level of a wound, and some treatment options. There was a lot of information covered, and handouts are available below. PSA Healthcare provided child care. We would like to say thank you to Dell Children’s Medical Center for graciously hosting us and Shield Healthcare for providing dinner.

Home Stretches & Exercises (English)
Home Stretches & Exercises (Spanish)
OT Strategies for the Senses
Pressure Sore Prevention
What Are Pressure Injuries?
Fruits of Wound Care

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