Occupational Therapy / Physical Therapy / Therapeutic Recreation

  • Recent Presentations

    The Divisions of Occupational and Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation provide recent presentations led by staff from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital – including international, national, regional and local audiences.

    International Presentation: The Impact of Brachial Plexus Injuries on Families and Social Functioning in Youth
    Presenter: Allison Allgier
    Date: May 24, 2013 at the XVIII International Symposium on Brachial Plexus Surgery Club A. Narakas in Switzerland

    Regional Presentation: Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction:  Moving Towards a Clinical Practice Guideline
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: May 17, 2013 at Children's Hospital Mercy, Kansas City, MO.

    Regional Presentation: Return to Sports after ACL Reconstruction:  How Objective is your Return to Sports?
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: May 17, 2013 at Children's Hospital Mercy, Kansas City, MO.

    National Presentation: Video-Based Modeling in Children with Autism: ADLs and IADLs
    Co-Presenter: Karen Harpster
    Date: April 27, 2013 in San Diego, CA.

    National Presentation: Rehabilitation after Articular Cartilage Injury in the Knee:  Post-Operative Program
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: April 27, 2013 in San Diego, CA

    National Presentation: Efficacy of an intensive, virtual reality based upper extremity program
    Presenter: Karen Harpster
    Date: April 27, 2013 in San Diego, CA

    National Presentation: Use of Video-Based Modeling in Children with Autism Poster
    Co-Presenter: Kristen N. Brevoort
    Date: April 24, 2013

    National Presentation: Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction in a Pediatric Population
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: April 21, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

    National Presentation: Rehabilitation after OCD and ACL Injuries:  Lab
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: April 21, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

    Regional Presentation: Evidence-Based Rehabilitation of Stress Fractures in Runners
    Presenter:  Jeffrey A. Taylor-Haas
    Date: April 21, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

    National Presentation: Pediatric Sportsmedicine:  A Call to Action
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: April 20, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

    National Presentation: Serial Casting for Individuals with Neuromotor Impairments
    Co-Presenter: Molly K. Thomas
    Date: April 20, 2013 at the Carle Rehabilitation Institute in Urbana, IL.

    Local Presentation: Neuromuscular Disorders
    Co-Presenter: Michelle N. McGuire
    Date: March 28, 2013 at the University of Cincinnati

    Regional Presentation: CP Tests and Measures
    Co-Presenter: Allison Allgier
    Date: March 16, 2013 at the Cerebral Palsy Conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    Regional Presentation: Upper Extremity Splinting for Cerebral Palsy
    Co-Presenter: Jenny Dorich
    Date: March 16, 2013 at the Cerebral Palsy Conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    Regional Presentation: Low Tech Assistive Technology for Written Expression
    Co-Presenter: David Neises
    Date: March 16, 2013 at the Cerebral Palsy Conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    Local Presentation: Evidence-Based Rehabilitation of a High Ankle Sprain
    Co-Presenter: Jeffrey A. Taylor-Haas
    Date: March 9, 2013 at the Wellington Sports Medicine Conference

    Local Presentation: Use of Video-Based Modeling in Children with Autism
    Co-Presenter: Kristen N. Brevoort
    Date: February, 21, 2013 at Cincinnati Children’s (Grand Rounds)

    Local Presentation: Be Up on Down Syndrome
    Co-Presenter: Emily A. Mertz
    Date: February 14, 2013 at Xavier University

    Local Presentation: Evaluation & Treatment of Post-Concussive Vestibular Symptoms
    Co-Presenter: Gretchen A. Mueller
    Date: Jan. 25, 2013 at Wright State University

    National Presentation: Rehabilitation of Upper Extremity Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: Jan. 25, 2013 at Vail, CO

    National Presentation: Attrition in a Pediatric Weight Managment Program
    Co-Presenter: Amber N. Boyd
    Date: Jan. 24, 2013

    National Presentation: ACL Injuries in the Adolescent Female Athlete: Prevention and Post-Injury Management
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: Jan. 24, 2013 in San Diego, CA

    National Presentation: Hip Abduction Strength Predicts Second Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
    Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: Jan. 24, 2013 at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, CA

    National Presentation: The Utility of Limb Symmetry Indices in Return to Sport Assessment
    Presenter: Christian M. Zwolski
    Date: Jan. 23, 2013 at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, CA

    National Presentation: Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Voter Technology Training
    Co-Presenter: Amanda A. Jones
    Date: Dec. 4, 2012 in Washington, DC

    Regional Presentation: Pediatric Rehabilitation:  Inpatient to Outpatient
    Co-Presenter: Elizabeth A. Warnken
    Date: Nov. 27, 2012 at Ohio State University

    Regional Presentation: Ehlers Danlos and Hypermobility Syndromes:  Evidence Based Practice Presentation
    Co-Presenter: Paula G. Melson
    Date: Nov. 17, 2013 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

    National Presentation: No Two Zebras Have the Same stripes
    Co-Presenter: Stephanie Powell
    Date: Nov. 17, 2012 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

    National Presentation: Pediatric Scar Management: Best Practice Based on Current Evidence
    Co-Presenter: Patricia A. Sharp
    Date: Nov. 17, 2012 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

    International Presentation: Best Practices in Pediatric Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 2012
    Co-Presenter: Elizabeth Bauer
    Date: Nov. 17, 2012 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

    Local Presentation: Use of psychology degree in OT
    Co-Presenter: Amy M. Drees
    Date: Nov. 15, 2012 at Xavier University

    Regional Presentation: SI:  EBP Implications for 2013
    Presenter: Heidi L. Clippard
    Date: Nov. 8, 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s Hosptial

    Regional Presentation: Post-Operative Rehabilitation ;  Return to Sport Decisions after ACL Reconstruction
    Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: Nov. 2, 2012 in Cincinnati, OH

    National Presentation: Swim for Life - Aquatic Therapy with Children having Brachial Plexus Injuries
    Presenter: Allison Allgier
    Date: Oct. 23, 2012 in Miami, FL

    Local Presentation: Combining OT & ST
    Co-Presenter: Amy M. Johnson
    Date: Oct. 8, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati

    International Presentation: Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy for Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa
    Presenter: Kristina M. Steinau
    Date: Sept. 26, 2012 in Toronto, Canada

    International Presentation: Intensive Therapy Programming: A Model for Intervention in Cerebral Palsy
    Co-Presenters: Kristen N. Brevoort and Karen Harpster
    Date: Sept. 15, 2012 in Toronto, Canada

    Local Presentation: PT Hematology Oncology
    Presenter: Mariann L. Strenk
    Date: Sept. 14, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati

    Local Presentation: Objectifying your Return to Sports Decision Making
    Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: Sept. 1, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine

    Regional Presentation: Physical and Occupational Therapy Management of EDS / Hypermobility
    Co-Presenter: Paula G. Melson
    Date: Aug. 18, 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

    National Presentation: Physical Therapy Management of Pediatric EDS / Joint Hypermobility
    Co-Presenter: Paula G. Melson
    Date: Aug. 17, 2012 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center

    National Presentation: Pediatric Physical Therapy for HM/EDS
    Co-Presenter: Stephanie F. Powell
    Date: Aug. 10, 2012 at the 7.25 EU course through Cincinnati Children’s

    National Presentation: Pediatric Physical Therapy for patients with HD / EDS
    Co-Presenter: Stephanie F. Powell
    Date: Aug. 10, 2013 at the Ehlers Danlos National Foundation Annual Patient Conference

    National Presentation: Development of a Pediatric Scar Management Program
    Presenter: Patricia A. Sharp
    Date: Aug. 3, 2102 in Provo, UT

    Regional Presentation: Physical and Occupational Therapy for the Child with Epidermolysis Bullosa
    Co-Presenter: Carrissa M. Shotwell
    Date: July 31, 2012 in Cincinnati

    National Presentation: Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in EB
    Presenter: Kristina M. Steinau
    Date: July 26, 2012 in Orlando, Florida

    National Presentation: Short Supply Drugs: Shinning a Light on the Gray Market
    Presenter: David C. Mayhaus
    Date: July 25, 2012

    National Presentation: Diagnosis and Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee and Elbow
    Presenter: Mark Paterno
    Date: July 11, 2012 in Baltimore, MD

    Local Presentation: CMT: An Evidence-Based Approach to Evaluation and Treatment
    Presenter: Nancy B. Muir
    Date: June 12, 2012 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    National Presentation: Adolescents Engaged in at Least Five Hours of Physical Activity Weekly Show Nume
    Co-Presenter: Betsy K. Donahoe-Fillmore
    Date: June 12, 2012 in San Diego, CA.

    Local Presentation: SI and Individuals with ASD
    Co-Presenter: Amy M. Johnson
    Date: June 1, 2012 at Stepping Stones Camp (Batavia, Ohio)

 
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    We have a reputation for using the latest therapeutic approaches to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients. Our specialized programs range from aquatic therapy to vestibular rehabilitation.

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    For more information about the Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, call 513-636-4651 or email us at otpt@cchmc.org.

    To schedule an appointment with OT, PT, or the Motion Analysis Lab, call 513-636-4651 and select option 1.

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