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Excel Home Health Care Specializes in Quality Occupational Therapy in El Dorado Hills and Clarksville, California

Occupational therapy has been instrumental in relieving pain and restoring a sense of independence among the patients with physical illness and disabilities. Excel Home Health Care offers occupational therapy in El Dorado Hills and Clarksville, California.

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Nala the therapy cat is Positively Richmond

"It just brightened my day when I saw her!" Johnson exclaims. During this Occupational Therapy session, she is sitting next to Johnson. "Keep going, stretch those muscles," Occupational Therapist Lisa Borcheller encourages Johnson to reach for Nala.

Source: WRIC
Published: 14 May 2018

Ask Mount Sinai: How to avoid workplace injuries

Occupational health providers also refer patients for physical or occupational therapy include soft tissue release and therapeutic modalities, splints, injections and sometimes surgery. This headline got the attention of many who sit for most of their day ...

Source: Metro US
Published: 21 May 2018

Norwich CSD brings welcomes in new therapy dogs to help students

"[Hope] is learning fire drills, she's learning all the rules of the school, as well as every thing else, and she's doing really, really well, she's taking it all in stride," said Jennifer Parker, Occupational Therapist at Stanford Gibson Primary and the ...

Source: WBNG 12 News
Published: 09 May 2018

Group therapy turns crisis into mental health success story

Zach spent about five weeks in the program, which uses art therapy, recreational therapy, music therapy, occupational therapy and other kinds of group activity-based therapies. “I think Zach’s struggle with the autism was really around the kind of ...

Source: KUSA
Published: 19 May 2018

Therapist serving in Africa watches ‘miracles happen every day’

NEW HAVEN — An occupational therapist with a specialty in hands is serving aboard a hospital ship in Africa helping children who have suffered burns to get their lives back. Elisabeth Mordecai, who lives in New Haven and grew up in Bethany, has since ...

Source: New Haven Register
Published: 14 May 2018

Drug Addiction: Northern Governors’ wives commission therapy centre in Sokoto

The Northern Governors Wives Forum has commissioned an occupational therapy and youth development centre for the rehabilitation of drug addicts in Sokoto. Speaking wednesday at the event, chairperson of the forum and wife of Bauchi state Governor ...

Source: Daily Trust
Published: 09 May 2018

New report: Outpatient home therapy market forecast 2017 – 2025

Rise in incidence of chronic diseases, increased awareness about physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, greater insurance coverage for aging population, and new services launch is expected to drive the global outpatient home therapy market ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 17 May 2018

Montreal dance teacher’s therapy classes lets special needs students express themselves freely

It’s fun to dance with people.” Sue has been a dance teacher for “ages,” having studied at the London School of Contemporary Dance; she also has a background as an educator and occupational therapist. Now living in Montreal, Sue’s inspiration to ...

Source: Global News
Published: 17 May 2018

Pilot in-school therapy to improve access to services

More than two dozen speech, language, and occupational therapists are to go into schools ... The aim is to test a model under which educational and therapy supports are better linked, particularly given the likelihood of issues around speech and language ...

Source: Irish Examiner
Published: 14 May 2018

Research into equine therapy

UNIVERSITI Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Perdana University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and enhance research in equine therapy. “We have a School of Occupational Therapy where horses are used as a form of rehabilitation treatment ...

Source: The Star
Published: 13 May 2018

Education Resources Inc. Offers New School-Based Therapy Online Series

occupational therapist assistants, speech-language pathologists, speech assistants, special education coordinators, special educators, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals working with school-aged children. Discounted group pricing is ...

Source: Finanznachrichten
Published: 08 May 2018

AAA & ECC occupational therapy assistants host CarFit event

AAA Western and Central New York is teaming up with Erie Community College's occupational therapy assistant program along with other occupational therapy clinicians to ensure senior drivers' cars "fit" them. The event, being held at ECC on Monday, May 21 ...

Published: 14 May 2018

Speech therapy pilot being set up in schools

A pilot project is being set up to offer children speech therapy at school. €2 million was ringfenced in the last Budget to pay for extra supports. It will see more than two dozen speech and language, and occupational therapists, hired at 75 schools and ...

Published: 14 May 2018

Intense Physical Therapy Could Help Enhance Gross Motor Function in CP Children

Children with cerebral palsy who undergo intense physical therapy several times per week experience enhanced progress in their gross motor function, suggests a study published recently in Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. In the study ...

Source: Physical Therapy Products
Published: 12 May 2018

New therapy systems enhance residents' lives

Rockhold is the rehab director at Cherry Village, a short- and long-term-care residence; she also is a certified occupational therapy assistant. “We are capable of doing so much more now for residents who need physical, occupational and/or speech ...

Source: Great Bend Tribune
Published: 12 May 2018

Clifton stroke survivor criticises hospital for lack of therapy

It shows that stroke survivors received what equates to just 16 minutes of physiotherapy, 16 minutes of occupational therapy and 12 minutes of speech and language therapy per day. The charity is calling on health commissioners in England to prioritise ...

Source: Banbury Guardian
Published: 21 May 2018

NI Stroke survivors' recovery 'at risk' over lack of rehab therapy warns charity

Rehabilitation therapy, which includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, can help stroke survivors relearn basic skills such as how to walk, talk and even eat again so they can regain their independence. NICE guidelines ...

Source: Belfast Live
Published: 08 May 2018

Lam suggests providing subsidies for children with therapy needs

Apart from the cases that involve road construction and medical issues, Lam noted that several families are seeking assistance on obtaining speech therapy or occupational therapy for their children. “I help a big group of families who have children that ...

Source: Macau Daily Times
Published: 09 May 2018

Lack of rehabilitation therapy puts stroke survivors’ recovery at risk

Today (Tuesday, May 8), the Stroke Association revealed that on average stroke survivors receive a third of the recommended amount of rehabilitation therapy. NICE guidelines recommend at least 45 minutes, five days a week, of physiotherapy, occupational ...

Source: Louth
Published: 08 May 2018

Therapy dog Ted brings joy to mental health patients

Hannah French, Occupational Therapist at the Acorn Centre and Ted’s owner, explains how she and Ted started their pet therapy journey: “Whilst I was at university, I did a specific unit on pet therapy and how this can benefit patients and I thought Ted ...

Source: Cumbria Crack
Published: 17 May 2018

Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary

How Much do Occupational Therapy Assistants Make? Occupational therapy assistants earned a median salary of $59,010 in 2016, according to the BLS. The lowest-paid in the field took home less than $39,160 in 2016, while the best-paid made upward of $80,090.

Source: U.S. News Money
Published: 14 May 2018

Lack of therapy puts stroke survivors’ recovery at risk

Rehabilitation therapy, which includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, can help stroke survivors relearn basic skills such as how to walk, talk and even eat again so they can regain their independence. NICE guidelines ...

Published: 07 May 2018

Kids dive into therapy at Legacy Salmon Creek

“It’s been really good,” she said. “We love it when they have these opportunities.” Occupational therapist Karen Drogos spent a recent pool session leading Gary through a variety of activities. He squeezed water into and out of toys. He pushed a ...

Source: The Columbian
Published: 30 Apr 2018