Abstract

Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.

Lymphedema affects 65% of women with breast cancer. Self-management programs (SMPs) are used to manage lymphedema. The study explored the effect of the Remotivation Process on the motivation of 12 women to perform a SMP every day. It was provided through a telehealth platform. Analysis showed significant changes in motivation and outcome measures. This study found that the Remotivation Process is a potentially useful OT intervention to address the motivational needs of women with lymphedema.

Primary Author and Speaker: Kaye Rubio

Contributing Authors: Patricia Bowyer, Sherry Hite, Vidya Pingale, Wyona Freysteinson, Gayle Hersch, and Christine Raber

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