Presenter Information

Bridget Ryan
Twyla Fink

Loading...

Media is loading
 

Faculty Sponsor

Twyla Fink

Status

Graduate

Publication Date

5-1-2021

Department

Occupational Therapy

Description

My presentation focuses on strokes and how individuals are impacted by spasticity, pain and difficulty with range of motion of the upper extremity which are common side effects of a stroke. Kinesio tape is a therapeutic tape used by occupational therapy practitioners applied to the upper extremity to lessen pain, reduce swelling and improve performance. The objective of this presentation is to find if kinesio tape improves motor function in order to participate in occupation.

Presentation Type

Poster

COinS
 

Does Kinesio Tape Improve Motor Function for Occupational Participation of Adults who have had a Stroke?

My presentation focuses on strokes and how individuals are impacted by spasticity, pain and difficulty with range of motion of the upper extremity which are common side effects of a stroke. Kinesio tape is a therapeutic tape used by occupational therapy practitioners applied to the upper extremity to lessen pain, reduce swelling and improve performance. The objective of this presentation is to find if kinesio tape improves motor function in order to participate in occupation.