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Finding Independence Through Rehab and Recreation

July 8, 2024 — As we celebrate events like the Fourth of July and recognize the importance of Disability Pride Month, we reflect on what independence truly means for individuals undergoing rehabilitation. For many, achieving independence through physical, occupational, and speech therapy is life changing. These therapies not only restore function but also boost confidence and enhance quality of... Read More

Rehabilitation for Arthritis and Osteoporosis

May 13, 2024 — May is a month with impact: buds blooming, sun shining, and birds chirping. May is also a time to focus on two health conditions that have major impact: arthritis and osteoporosis. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability, affects nearly 60 million adults, and there are over 100 different types of it. Approximately 10... Read More

Beyond Mobility: OT for Seniors

April 8, 2024 — For many of us, independence isn’t just a luxury—it’s the beating heart of our existence. But as the years roll by, life’s simple tasks can morph into demanding challenges. It’s natural for our eyesight to weaken, our strength and stamina to decrease, and occasional forgetfulness. But there is help! With customized interventions, occupational therapy (OT)... Read More

Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Brain Injuries

March 25, 2024 — March marks Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness, break down the stigma, and empower those who have survived traumatic brain injuries. About every 9 seconds someone in the U.S. suffers a brain injury caused by anything from sports and recreation to slips and falls to explosives and car accidents. Although brain injuries... Read More

Recreational Rehabilitation

February 6, 2024 — Rehabilitation is not a quick fix; it’s a journey to wellness, sometimes a long one. Whether it’s recovering from a physical injury, regaining motor skills after a stroke, or relearning speech abilities post-surgery, the path can often be challenging and demanding. Thankfully, in addition to traditional therapeutic exercises and treatments, there’s an approach that incorporates... Read More

What is Integrative Medicine?

January 12, 2024 — According to a recent survey, three of the top five New Year’s resolutions for 2024 relate to health. Whether exercising more, eating healthier, or losing weight, most Americans want to improve their overall wellbeing. But over 40% of those committed on New Year’s Day will have given up by February 1. Sustaining long-term lifestyle changes... Read More

Supporting Veterans Through OT

November 8, 2023 — Veterans Day stands as a poignant holiday dedicated to the service and sacrifices made by countless men and women. It also is a good reminder of society’s promise to support them as they return to civilian life. Occupational therapy (OT) can play a vital role in assisting veterans as they regain independence, restore well-being, and... Read More

Occupational Therapy Helps Children with Disabilities

July 5, 2023 — Did you know that one in five children and adolescents has an emotional or behavioral disorder? Or that children with disabilities are more likely to develop mental or behavioral challenges? Fortunately, occupational therapy (OT) can help many kids with disabilities by providing integrated services where they learn, play, and grow. OT is often used to... Read More

Test Your OT Knowledge

April 30, 2023 — Did you know there are nearly 130,000 occupational therapists in the United States? Or that to be an occupational therapist you need to earn a degree, pass an exam, and get licensed? April is National Occupational Therapy Month! You probably know the basics about occupational therapy: that it is based on and driven by science... Read More

Safer Driving with Occupational Therapy

December 20, 2022 — Earlier this month was Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, with a focus on making the roads safer for older generations of drivers. Really, it’s an important aim any time of year and there are tons of resources to help, including our own occupational therapists. Over 48 million U.S. drivers on the road are 65 or... Read More
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