News Articles on 'Occupational Therapy'
Occupational therapy shown to improve lives of people in chronic pain
Sufferers of chronic pain can benefit from occupational therapy to decrease their pain level and better their quality of life. Credit: Yasmin Davis A new study from the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy shows that lifestyle ...
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 17 Aug 2017
Carpal tunnel syndrome: Why go to occupational therapy?
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs with repetitive flexion or bending at the wrist. This causes inflammation and swelling within the carpal tunnel of the wrist and puts pressure on the median nerve. Added pressure on the median nerve may lead to symptoms ...
Source: Mayo Clinic Health System
Published: 22 Aug 2017
Health Matters: Occupational Therapy Verses Physical Therapy
After an illness or surgery, patients may need to go through physical therapy or occupational therapy to relearn how to perform daily tasks. “When you think of putting socks on it’s a lot because you have to think of your balance, you have to worry ...
Source: NBC 2
Published: 14 Aug 2017
How My Brain Has Been Permanently Affected by Post-Concussion Syndrome
Physical therapy helped me remember how to walk again, even though I had this pain in my hip that wouldn’t go away. Occupational therapy assisted with my memory, poor sentence structure, figuring out what words I wanted to say, figuring out spacial and ...
Published: 27 Aug 2017
The Role of the Occupational Therapist in Older Driver Safety
As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Medscape, LLC, requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant ...
Published: 24 Aug 2017
Occupational Therapy for Dysgraphia or Writing Problems
Find this Pin and more on OTs, PTs and Professionals. Pinner said: Do you have a child who struggles with the physical act of writing? We did and occupational therapy changed her life! This past fall we made the decision to seek out occupational therapy ...
Published: 15 Aug 2017
Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy 12th edition
Note: Chegg does not guarantee supplemental material with textbooks (e.g. CDs, DVDs, access codes, or lab manuals). Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy, Twelfth Edition, continues in the tradition of excellent coverage of critical concepts and ...
Published: 22 Aug 2017
PAMELA UDOKA A THEATRE ARTIST & SEX THERAPIST
The patient is invited in by the nurse into a consulting room and there is an interaction with a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Nurse and Occupational Therapist. On a personal level, her knowledge of Psychology has enriched her skill as ...
Source: This Day Live
Published: 20 Aug 2017
Walsh University launches occupational therapy program
NORTH CANTON Walsh University is launching its Master of Occupational Therapy (OT) program with the first class starting this fall. The response to the program has filled the class with 32 students. Those students will be the first graduates of the ...
Published: 22 Aug 2017
1,000 Laois/Offaly children waiting for occupational therapy assessment
Recently released figures have revealed that Laois/Offaly has the highest number of children aged between 5 and 18 waiting for an initial HSE occupational therapy assessment. 1,058 of children in that age bracket in Laois and Offaly have been waiting the ...
Published: 25 Aug 2017
Odds of Getting In
Occupational therapy is on fire. The world being what it is, there will always be injuries and disease, and folks are going to need help getting over them. Medical advancements are extending the life spans of fragile groups like the elderly and disabled ...
Published: 26 Aug 2017
Occupational Therapist Helper (Volunteer)
I would like a job involving crafts focusing on helping people with disabilities. I do not drive so therefore near a voluntary position close to home. Although disabled myself, I feel I can offer a lot to help others and I feel I am ready to embark on a ...
Published: 07 Aug 2017
UF launches doctoral degree in occupational therapy
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has received approval from the Florida Board of Governors to offer a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree beginning in fall 2018. It will be the first such ...
Source: Chipley Bugle
Published: 10 Jul 2017
Occupational Therapy – 100 years of service to Veterans
Shot in the head in Iraq, Marine Veteran Jesus Vidana would like you to know about VA’s Occupational Therapy program and how it helped him. Today, it’s his career. That’s him sitting on the Rose Parade float above, second from the left. April is ...
Published: 26 Apr 2017
Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Autism
A person who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often has trouble communicating and interacting with other people; his or her interests, activities, and play skills may be limited. Occupational therapy may help people with autism develop these skills at ...
Published: 14 Nov 2014
Occupational therapy improves quality of life
There are two things you need to know about Occupational Therapy. First, occupational therapy is not about helping you find employment. Second, it is for anyone and everyone. The common assumption of occupational therapy is it helps someone find a job or ...
Source: Wahpeton Daily News
Published: 27 Apr 2017
Five Facts and Myths About Occupational Therapy
There are a lot of studies out there that show the benefits of occupational therapists and occupational therapy, especially for young children who have certain medical problems. A lot of people though are unclear of what occupational therapy is or how it ...
Published: 14 Aug 2015
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is often mistaken for something having to do with career counseling. In fact, occupational therapists aren't worried about jobs; they're focused on the activities that give daily life meaning. Occupational therapy helps patients ...
Source: Live Science
Published: 25 Sep 2014