Tanya Crowder, Elke Lacayo, Rachel Perez, Christopher Sletten; Chronic Pain, Cognition, and the Value of Occupational Therapy. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515459. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO9725
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Date Presented 03/28/20
Cognitive difficulties are commonly reported by individuals with chronic pain. An interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation program (IPRP) that includes OT can be an effective strategy for improving cognitive performance. This case series examines change in cognitive performance for two individuals following a three-week IPRP. OTs provide group-based education with an emphasis on function. This approach successfully enhances cognitive performance and can potentially be used as an OT treatment in other settings.
Primary Author and Speaker: Elke Lacayo
Additional Authors and Speakers: Tanya Crowder
Contributing Authors: Rachel Perez, Christopher Sletten
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