Research Platform  |   August 2016
Merging Yoga and Occupational Therapy to Improve Balance and Fall Risk Factor Management: A Pilot Study
Author Affiliations
  • Colorado State University
Article Information
Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Neurologic Conditions / Stroke / Prevention and Intervention
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Merging Yoga and Occupational Therapy to Improve Balance and Fall Risk Factor Management: A Pilot Study
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011515237p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP103F
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011515237p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP103F
Abstract

Date Presented 4/7/2016

We examined the impact of the Merging Yoga and Occupational Therapy intervention on balance, balance confidence, and fall risk factor management for people with stroke. All outcome measures improved with significant changes in balance, balance confidence, and two risk factor management assessments.

Primary Author and Speaker: Arlene A. Schmid

Additional Speakers: Katie Hinsey, Ruby Bolster, Leslie Willis

Contributing Authors: Marieke Van Puymbroeck, Brian Tracy, Jennifer Portz