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How to Use StrokeLink for OT Evaluation

How to Use StrokeLink for OT Evaluation

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This app provides the therapist with a central location to track initial ROM/strength abilities (basis of ADL abilities), progression, & up to date resources for a client living post-stroke.

First, you will need to set up an account. The therapist will need to set up an account with the client's information. This will allow them to track individual progress and goals with each client.

First, you will need to set up an account. The therapist will need to set up an account with the client's information. This will allow them to track individual progress and goals with each client.

After you register/log in you will be directed to the home screen of The StrokeLink app. Please select settings at the bottom of home screen.

In the settings screen you can turn 'Track Metrics' on and off. You will want to turn 'Track Metrics' on to allow your client to keep track of repetitions and fatigue during the exercises.

In the settings screen you can turn 'Track Metrics' on and off. You will want to turn 'Track Metrics' on to allow your client to keep track of repetitions and fatigue during the exercises.

"my Goals" is where the therapist works with the client to establish their goals and select a program to help them reach those goals.

"my Goals" is where the therapist works with the client to establish their goals and select a program to help them reach those goals.

Set specific goals in the space following "in order to:" for the client, select a specific program to reach that goal, and decide how often the client should complete the program for week. "Create"

Set specific goals in the space following "in order to:" for the client, select a specific program to reach that goal, and decide how often the client should complete the program for week. "Create"

On the "my Goals" home screen there is information and references how to set good and attainable goals

"my Programs" lists out all available preset programs that were designed by StrokeLink developers.

"my Programs" lists out all available preset programs that were designed by StrokeLink developers.

Here is the first page of "my Programs"

Here is the first page of "my Programs"

Here is the second page of "my Programs"

Here is the second page of "my Programs"

Grasp Level Programs focus on arm and hand strength.

Grasp Level Programs focus on arm and hand strength.

The Mirror Box therapy helps rewire the brain to improve muscular function.

The Mirror Box therapy helps rewire the brain to improve muscular function.

Functional Strength helps clients strengthen muscle to functionally move around (ex. transferring sit to stand).

Functional Strength helps clients strengthen muscle to functionally move around (ex. transferring sit to stand).

Oromotor Exercises help clients strengthen facial, mouth muscles.

Oromotor Exercises help clients strengthen facial, mouth muscles.

FAME (Fitness And Mobility Exercise program) was specifically designed for client's living post-stroke.

FAME (Fitness And Mobility Exercise program) was specifically designed for client's living post-stroke.

Also under "my Programs" you have the ability to upgrade your app to have the capability to design personalized programs/videos for your clients. This is through 'StrokeLink Capture'

This is an example of Grasp Level 1, Total Arm Stretch. You can read text instructions, listen to them, or watch a video demonstration. Select your preference to the right.

This is an example of Grasp Level 1, Total Arm Stretch. You can read text instructions, listen to them, or watch a video demonstration. Select your preference to the right.

When finished with the exercise hit "Next" and you will enter your clients sets, repetitions, and level of difficulty. Continue through the exercises as directed.

When finished with the exercise hit "Next" and you will enter your clients sets, repetitions, and level of difficulty. Continue through the exercises as directed.

Once you go through all the exercises a overview of reps, sets, and time spent on each exercise will be provided.

Once you go through all the exercises a overview of reps, sets, and time spent on each exercise will be provided.

"my Progress" is where the progress of a client's completed or incompleted programs are recorded.

"my Progress" is where the progress of a client's completed or incompleted programs are recorded.

The number of exercises and time it has taken can be found here. You can track progress through client's rehabilitation process.

The number of exercises and time it has taken can be found here. You can track progress through client's rehabilitation process.

"my Library" has several resources for clients and caregivers.

"my Library" has several resources for clients and caregivers.

Information about strokes, prevention, medications, care teams, and life post-stroke are all included in the library resource center.

Information about strokes, prevention, medications, care teams, and life post-stroke are all included in the library resource center.

Stroke Life Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Stroke Life Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Life After Stroke Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Life After Stroke Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Stroke Prevention Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Stroke Prevention Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Your Care Team Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Your Care Team Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Medicine Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Medicine Categories. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Local Resources. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

Local Resources. Click on the topic you wish to learn more about.

This app can be used during the evaluation process to test a client's muscular & ROM abilities/ endurance. This is the basis for performing funct'l ADLs. Also used for re-evals/tracking progress.

  • 1.0 iPhone/iPad
  • Grasp Level 1
  • 1.0 Chair
  • 1.0 Flat surface (table top)
  • 1.0 Hand weight
  • 1.0 Grip Strengthener
  • 1.0 Tennis ball
  • 1.0 Theraputty
  • 1.0 Beanbag
  • 1.0 Dot Mat
  • 1.0 Cup
  • 1.0 Partner
  • 1.0 Washcloth
  • Mirror Box Therapy
  • 1.0 Mirror Box
  • 1.0 Flat surface(table top)
  • 1.0 Book
  • 4.0 Cups
  • 1.0 Chair
  • Functional strength
  • 1.0 Chair
  • 1.0 Chair with armrests
  • FAME
  • 1.0 Helper
  • 1.0 Chair
  • 1.0 Chair with armrests
  • 1.0 Wall
  • 1.0 Step with risers