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Occupational therapy for 12 year old with nvld. Very intelligent adult size boy who memorizes rather than writing due to difficulty writing?

Occupational therapy for 12 year old with nvld.  Very intelligent adult size boy who memorizes rather than writing due to difficulty writing?

May not help much: Occupational therapy can help people with fine motor control problems such as the ability to write, type, or otherwise use the hands, wrists, arms. If a child's brain is different, causing him difficulty in dealing with ideas, words, phrases, sentences, etc..., then it is not a motor skill problem, and may not benefit much from o.T. It may be worth a brief try, to see if there is improvement. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Difficulty Writing (Definition)

Difficulty writing is a clinical finding in which a person has trouble with writing possibly due to issues with hand shaking, poor ...Read more


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What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

Acute neuro problem: Sudden loss of ability to perform fine finger/hand coordination activity could be due to a small stroke, at an age. Have it checked out..Now. ...Read more

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What's a good way for a stroke victim to recover if they now have difficulty writing?

What's a good way for a stroke victim to recover if they now have difficulty writing?

Therapy: Therapy is the mainstay in regaining functionality after a stroke. Persistence and stubborness will help in attitude. Trying to use the other hand will help but continued practice is a good idea. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of repeating oneself, difficulty writing> due to fine motor skills?

Sudden onset of repeating oneself, difficulty writing>  due to fine motor skills?

Writer's cramp: No single treatment strategy is appropriate for every case of writer's cramp. One of the most effective methods is adapting tasks to try to avoid triggering the dystonic movements--this may involve occupational therapy or using assistive/adapted devices. ...Read more

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Hand cramping, forearm tightness, difficulty writing. Why?

Writer's cramp: No single treatment strategy is appropriate for every case of writer's cramp. One of the most effective methods is adapting tasks to try to avoid triggering the dystonic movements--this may involve occupational therapy or using assistive/adapted devices. ...Read more

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If a person had a severe stroke but has no neurological damage, would that mean the person would have no difficulty writing, talking or walking.

If a person had a severe stroke but has no neurological damage, would that mean the person would have no difficulty writing, talking or walking.

Stroke by definition: ..is injury to a part of the brain due to restricted blood flow. You can get a transient stroke that gives a person complete paralysis on one side, but then reverses within 24 hours (transient ischemic attack). Or you can get a full severe stroke that barely caused any noticeable dysfunction or weakness at all. This unpredictability is part of the reason why stroke is devastating. ...Read more

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Why do I have hand cramping, forearm tightness, difficulty writing, fine movements?

Something wrong: There is some disorder going on involving the neuro system or muscle system or more likely one of combinations called 'neuromuscular' disorders'. This is actually a complex differential diagnosis, and i would refer you to a good neurologist (such as arielle kurzweil, chief resident neurology, nyu, whose presenting paper in ireland--today is bloom day, celebrating their hero, james joyce-:). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for difficulty moving ajoint?

What is the best treatment for difficulty moving ajoint?

Joint movement: Lack of motion can come from tight capsule, loose bodies, internal tears, joint effusion from arthritis or synovitis. Also inadequate muscle function from a stroke, neuromuscular disorder, nerve problems, fracture, dislocation, or injury should be entertained. Spinal problems can caused referred limb weakness. Tailor the treatment after you find the specific cause. Stretch & pt can help. ...Read more