The Montana Postural Care Project: A low resource, frontier region pilot study

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Monday, August 29, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This will be an oral paper presentation at the World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress in Paris, France.

Contractures, postural deviations, pain and sleep disturbance impact individuals with neurodisabilities and therefore concern occupational therapists. 24-7 PCM offers a non-invasive, empowering approach to address these problems and support therapeutic goals, in low resource areas. Findings indicated that improvement in measures of body symmetry and pain reduction were associated with adherence to a night-time positioning intervention, in the majority of cases without compromising sleep.