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Guidelines for Use of Social Media as an OT

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.

Skin Care

Risk factors and preventative strategies to maintain skin integrity from pressure and shear injuries. Check out the Skin Care handout!

Post-traumatic Arthritis

Download the Post-Traumatic Arthritis Handout

Coping Toolkit

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

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.

Sleep Hygiene

Behavioural and environmental strategies to promote quality sleep.

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

Physical, environmental and occupational strategies to improve safety and prevent falls.



A technique that involves drawing attention and awareness to thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations.