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Occupational Therapy and Ankylosing Spondylitis: Benefits and More

Ankylosing spondylitis is a progressive inflammatory disease, which can impact your mobility over time. This can make it difficult to complete everyday tasks and partake in hobbies on your own. This is where occupational therapy (OT) can help. As part of ...

Source: Healthline
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Campus: Widener adds occupational therapy doctorate program

CHESTER— Widener University is proud to announce the launch of the new Doctor of Occupational Therapy program within the School of Human Service Professions. The three-year doctoral program beginning in June 2019 will include hands-on, experiential ...

Source: Delaware County Daily Times
Published: 10 Feb 2019

Results: February 2019 Physical and Occupational Therapist Licensure Exams

This is a press release from the Professional Regulation Commission. MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 772 out of 1,287 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 122 out of 211 passed the ...

Source: Rappler
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Dunbar Therapy Center relocates to larger facility

in Dunbar, next to Dunbar Furniture Mart. Opened five years ago elsewhere in the city, Dunbar Therapy Center provides an ameliorative array of outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services and treatments. On staff are an Occupational ...

Source: Charleston Daily Mail
Published: 13 Feb 2019

New Utah bill would provide therapy funds for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida

The new bill is meant to help fund continued physical and occupational therapy for children with conditions, such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida. If it passes, the bill will be the first of ...

Source: KUTV
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Saddle up: Conway group uses horseback rides as mental and physical therapy

The two different lessons are offered at Thurlo Ranch in Conway by Amy Albertson who is a certified occupational therapist and decided to incorporate her therapy sessions with what she loves... horses.. so she started Myrtle Beach Therapeutic Riding and ...

Source: WMBF News
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Therapy Center of Buda will relocate in late February

Therapy Center of Buda, a pediatric speech-language and occupational therapy facility that is home to a certified autism specialist, is leaving its location of nine years at 181 Cimarron Park Loop ...

Source: Community Impact Newspaper
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Panola CNA students learn music therapy

All of these facilities are utilizing Music and Memory with their residents. Beginning in summer 2019, Panola College Occupational Therapy Assistant students will receive volunteer certification through Music and Memory. That program plans to use Music and ...

Source: Longview News-Journal
Published: 13 Feb 2019

States Skirting Obligation To Cover ABA Therapy

The 2014 CMS bulletin said that coverage for children with autism falls under EPSDT, just like everything from speech and occupational therapy to personal care services and medical equipment. “We don’t want people having to leave our state just to get ...

Source: Disability Scoop
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Former NHS Tayside therapist who fell drunk out of car banned from working in profession

Beth McDowall fell out of her car when the police traced her and was so drunk she could not stand up. The occupational therapist had previously been banned from the roads for a similar offence which led to a disciplinary hearing within the NHS. She was ...

Source: The Courier
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Sheffield therapist who had sex with colleague in patient’s house sentenced for fraud

A therapist from Sheffield who had sex with a colleague in a patient's house has been convicted of fraud – after she took another job while she was suspended by the NHS. Hazel Bryce, aged 38, of Dodd Street, Hillsborough, was employed as an occupational ...

Source: The Star
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Holistic Circus Therapy Training

The experiential learning includes occupational therapy theory, practical applications for multiple populations, individual and group focused activities. Participants will be able to define, explain, and discuss processing differences, motor control ...

Source: Buffalo Rising
Published: 11 Feb 2019

El Granada therapy clinic to offer ‘sensitive solutions’

Santos, an occupational therapist, has been working diligently to prepare her therapy center for its official opening this March. In addition to pediatric occupational therapy, Sensitive Solutions will also offer groups to help children develop social ...

Source: Half Moon Bay Review
Published: 06 Feb 2019

“Our Whole World Fell Apart” – South Dakota Moms Fight For Autism Therapy Insurance Coverage, Part One

ABA therapy is often 30 to 40 hours per week. However in public schools, children with disabilities sometimes receive as little as fifteen minutes a week of more generalized speech and occupational therapy. Parents say ABA offered hope that was ripped away.

Source: KDLT News
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Mother wins hearing to fund therapy for daughter with autism

OKLAHOMA CITY - "So Maycee doesn't just have one provider. Maycee has her pediatrician, speech therapy, occupational therapy, ABA therapy, she has a neurologist. She has an ophthalmologist ...

Published: 07 Feb 2019

'I know for sure it won't cure me - but it has helped' - DJ Gareth O'Callaghan on his hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Therefore, treatment mainly focuses on symptom management including pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches such as maximising exercise and engaging with specialities such as physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Physical Therapy Supplies Market to Reflect Impressive Growth Rate During 2016-2026

Segmentation The physical therapy supplies market is classified into physical therapy services, occupational therapy services, respiratory therapy services and other kind of therapies. Amongst these, the physical therapy services market is the largest ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Woman thanks therapist for saving her life after suicide attempts

A young woman who attempted suicide "every other day" has thanked the inspirational occupational therapist who she says has saved her life. Zoe Thomas, 23, was two weeks into studying at Queen Mary University in east London when she was strongly advised to ...

Source: News Shopper
Published: 08 Feb 2019

SWMC Adds Outpatient Occupational Therapist

Integrative Physical Therapy at Southwest Medical Center has announced outpatient occupational therapy services are now available at the regional medical center in Liberal to assist patients in addressing obstacles in their daily lives. Occupational ...

Source: KSCB
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Occupational and Physiotherapy program at Lambton

The new Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant program, developed in collaboration with Bluewater Health, will teach students how to assist clients in achieving their health ...

Source: Blackburn News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Explore your environment: Occupational therapy students adapt toy cars at Launch Therapy Center for special needs children

DENHAM SPRINGS -- Sitting behind the steering wheel of a hot red Mercedes Benz, 4-year-old Holland Alford was itching to hit the road. And thanks to a team of graduate students from the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Alford and other children ...

Source: The Livingston Parish News
Published: 11 Feb 2019

UnDisciplined: The Occupational Therapist And The Evolutionary Biologist

UnDisciplined Episode 33: The Occupational Therapist and the Evolutionary Biologist This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about stress, but from two very different scientific points of view. First, we're joined by a researcher who uncovered a ...

Source: Utah Public Radio
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Occupational Therapy Assistant – Associate in Science Degree

The Rutgers School of Health Profession’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program is a 74-credit Associate in Science degree that prepares students as professionals who contribute to the health and well-being of all populations. Our graduates serve ...

Published: 13 Feb 2019

Valentines for patients with special needs being collected at Carmel therapy clinic

The Children’s TherAplay foundation in Carmel is a therapy clinic for children with special needs. They are one of just a few clinics in the country that provide physical and occupational ...

Source: WTTV
Published: 05 Feb 2019

U.S. Physical Therapy (USPH) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. is the largest publicly-traded, pure-play operator of outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics. The clinics provide pre- and post-operative care for a variety of orthopedic-related disorders ...

Published: 13 Feb 2019

FSOT inducts new occupational therapists

Federal School of Occupational Therapy, FSOT, has inducted another set of students to assist clients with physical and psychiatric conditions to enable them reach their maximum level of function and independence in all aspects of daily living. Speaking ...

Source: Vanguard
Published: 04 Feb 2019

Growing demand for occupational therapists

One of the big changes in occupational therapy since Leanne Healey started her career in the profession more than 30 years ago is its push towards person-centred care. For Healey, being an occupational therapist (OT) means getting to know her clients ...

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
Published: 29 Jan 2019

Occupational Therapy

The practice of occupational therapy means the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of enabling participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings.

Source: University of Central Arkansas
Published: 29 Jan 2019

5 At Home Occupational Therapy Activities for Seniors

This post was contributed by a community member. Occupational therapy for seniors can really boost quality of life, particularly in the following 5 areas. It's even better when your occupational therapist comes to your home to work with you in your own ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 24 Dec 2018