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Physical Therapy -> Strength -> Upper Extremity
Our upper extremities is our arms. PT works both arms to make sure patients are strong enough to use both arms for any task, like climbing a ladder or crawling. PT works on upper extremity strength by doing exercises with the shoulders, upper arm, forearm, and hands.
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- Heart Exercises 1
- Kiki’s True Love Valentine’s Day Physical Therapy Activities 1
- Thanksgiving Movement List - Stuffed 1
- 3 exercises, with repetition, to work on upper extremity strength - easy to understand for 6 years old. 1
- Thanksgiving Movement List - Blessed 1
- 3 exercises with repetitions, to work on upper extremity (arms) strength - easy to understand for 9 years old 1
- Kiki’s Physical Therapy Activities about Jokes - Wisecrack 0
- Teaching Kiki’s Physical Therapy Activities about Jokes - Wisecrack 0
- Kiki's Wintery Mix Physical Therapy Activity List 1
- Upper Extremity Strength 0
- Kiki’s Spring Physical Therapy Activities - Strawberry 0
- Butter Recipe 1
- Teaching Kiki’s Spring Physical Therapy Activities - Flowers 0
- Teaching Kiki’s Spring Physical Therapy Activities - Strawberry 0
- Kiki’s Spring Physical Therapy Activities - Flowers 0
- “There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Pie” Yoga Poses 1
- Coordination Activities 0
- One-, two-, and three-step directions – Kiki is Flying 0
- Spring Animal Exercises 0
- My Morning Routine: Directions for Movements 2
Visual Schedule Cards
- Theo will safely perform 20 push ups without falling, 5 days a week for 2 months, to improve upper extremity strength. 1
- Jane will actively participate and complete 10 min of upper body strengthening activities, including animal walk, plank, inchworm, and similar weight-bearing activities with modeling in 4 /5 sessions, to increase upper-body strength and awareness. 0
- Mara will actively participate and complete 10 min of upper-body strengthening activities, including animal walk, plank, inchworm, and similar weight-bearing activities with visual and min verbal cues, in 4 / 5 sessions, to increase upper-body strength and awareness. 0
- Mara will actively participate and follow directions to maintain prone prop over a supportive device (ball, swing, wedge) for 10 minutes at a time in 4 /5 trials, with visuals and min verbal assistance to increase body strength and awareness. 0
- Caitlyn will safely climb a ladder at the playground with minimal assistance, 3 times a week, for 2 week(s), to improve overall strength and endurance. 1
- Kim will safely perform 15 - jumping jacks, with min verbal prompting, 3/4 times per week, for 3 months, to improve extremity strength to join the playtime with her peers freely. 0
- Jane will toss a ball underhand 6 feet with min assistance, 5 times over 4-5 sessions, to increase ball skills so that he can play better during recess. 0
- Savvah will actively perform upper and lower extremity and trunk strengthening exercises in every session at least 10 mins per session in 6 consecutive sessions to be able to continue practicing independently at home. 0
- Darren will grasp a cube from a pile of shapes, from sitting, with 80% success, 10 times over 5 sessions, to improve grasping ability for playtime. 1
- Sean will build a tower out of 10 blocks, with minimal assistance, for 5 sessions, to improve dexterity for building playtime. 1
- Tim will grasp a toy using BUE at midline in 3 / 5 treatment sessions, with Minimal assist and 80% verbal cues for increased grasp and release during playtime. 1
- Ryan will throw a baseball 20 feet with proper mechanics 10 times a day, for 2 week(s), to improve ball skills. 1
- Mikayla will throw a baseball 15 feet with no cuing, to improve functional throwing range of motion, within 1 week. 1
- Brett will move his arm from the side position straight into the air, 5 times for 6 sessions, to make asking questions in class easier. 0
Dr. Seuss ’Sleep Book’ Yoga Sequence 2
This is a short yoga sequence to follow along with the Dr. Seuss "Sleep Book."
Physical Therapy For Jokesters: Wisecrack 3
Physical Therapy Resource. Movement Resource. Exercise Resource. PT. A collection of coordination, core strength, upper and lower extremity strength, and crossing the midline activities. Great for ...Includes activity list
Physical Therapy For Spring: Daffodils 3
Dana Parker PTA
Physical Therapy Resource. Movement Resource. PT. Exercise Resource. A collection of coordination, core strength, upper and lower extremity strength, and crossing the midline activities. Great for ...Includes activity list
Spring Animal Exercises 4
Dana Parker PTA
Physical Therapy Resource. Exercise Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. PT. OT. Movement Resource. Spring is in the air, so it's time to get moving! These fun animal exercises help improve str...Includes activity list
Physical Therapy For Spring: Strawberry 3
Dana Parker PTA
A collection of coordination, core strength, upper and lower extremity strength, and crossing the midline activities. Great for those who are dreaming of delicious spring and summer strawberries.Includes activity list
Wonderwoman Warm-Up 2
A fun little super hero warm up activity based with Wonder Woman packed with gross motor skills!
"I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie" Yoga Activity 2
Read and move along to the book! Use the old lady to print and cut a circle/opening for her mouth or use on white board. Print and cut out food items to place in Old Lady's mouth or use food items ...Includes activity list
Super Hero Animal Interval 2
Have fun with these animal moves as a great exercise and gross motor activity. This activity can help with sensory/emotional regulation, calming techniques, balance, coordination, and strengthening...
Farm Animal Moves 2
Have fun exercising while moving and acting like farm animals! This can be done for so many seconds or minutes or even to music for a game of freeze.
The Cognitive Benefits of Exercise In Youth 2Author: Alex Diamond - Positive effects of exercise on youths' health and cognition.
Ed McNeely 2Author: Strength Training For Children: a Review and Recommendations - All exercise has been shown to contain many benefits for children. This article discusses the effects that strength and resistance training can have on kids.
Low Levels of Objectively Measured Physical Activity In Preschoolers In Child Care. 2Author: John Reilly - This article assesses the effects low levels of exercise will have on children. This article reviews relevant research to learn an estimation into what percentage of children lack adequate exercise.
Evidence Based Physical Activity For School-Age Youth 2Author: William Strong - Evidence based practice guidelines that review the effects of physical activity on youth. This study shows the positive effects of physical activity.
Recommendations For Physical Activity In Asthma: A Work Group Report of the AAAAI Sports, Exercise, and Fitness Committee 2Author: Sharmilee Nyenhuis - Many individuals suffer with Asthma. It can have many adverse effects that work directly against exercise. This article gives recommendations on how to complete exercise while suffering from asthma.