Guideline from teh College for occupational therapists who use social media both professionally and personally.
Respiratory Changes with Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries affect the nerves which power muscles involved in breathing and this can lead to respiratory changes.
Vagus Nerve Injury
Part of the nervous system controlling involuntary functions, injury to this nerve can create issues with breathing, digestion & heart rate.
Download the Post-Traumatic Arthritis Handout
A collection of strategies to assist with self-regulation when feeling anxious, stressed or low in mood.
Body Scan Meditation
Body scan meditations are a form of mindfulness used to improve awareness and comfort with different bodily sensations without judgment.
Deep breathing techniques can activate the parasympathetic nervous system and promote feelings of calm.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)
A relaxation technique that involves combining breath with tensing and relaxing different muscle groups.
Behavioural and environmental strategies to promote quality sleep.