Shannon L. Scott, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, envisioned a program that would give her graduate students an opportunity for hands-on work and offer valuable therapy to community members. As a result, the “Upper Extremity Motor Recovery Boot Camp” pilot was born.

A full constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) program is an intensive two–week, six hours per day program; something that is difficult to implement in traditional rehabilitation settings due to its intensity. The bootcamp followed a modified version of the therapy that took place for four and five hours over the program’s two days.

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