April 23, 2019

When was the last time you appreciated the motion of your wrist that allows you to turn a key or the precision of your hand that allows you to sign your name? How about the energy you have to get through your day or your ability to find and grab what you need to get at...

April 16, 2019

Guest writer on how OT helped her combat an unexpected postpartum pain.

The postpartum pain you’re not expecting

I consider myself a decent planner. I like to research and learn everything possible before big events. So, when I became pregnant I dove right in reading a n...

Did you know April was occupational therapy month? Probably not. If you are like many people you might be confused about what exactly occupational therapy (OT) does.

Maybe you had a co-worker see an OT when she had carpal tunnel or your friend’s kid went to see an OT f...

October 11, 2018

Numbness? Burning? Tingling in your fingers and toes? Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). Neurotoxic chemotherapy, secondary side effects of treatment and disease process itself can all cause damage to the nerves in your body. The peripheral nerves are a...

October 2, 2018

Radiation, chemotherapy, surgery, stress.......conquering cancer takes a toll on the body. With the growing population of cancer survivors in the United States, research is now looking to understand how side effects from treatment may impact cancer survivor's decades a...

August 30, 2018

Managing Back to School Wiggles Part 1

Erin is a guest blogger who is a speech language pathologist and mother who is an expert at using her therapist skills in everyday life. 

Exposing your little one to a variety of sensory play experiences is vital in supporting langu...

Occupational therapy is one of the hardest to define jobs around. Choosing to become an occupational therapist means you sign up for a lifetime of explaining what your job title means. And no, we don't talk to people about whether they like their jobs or help them find...

January 2, 2018

Use Measurable, Meaningful Goals to Stick to Your News Year Resolutions

For years, I failed at keeping my new years resolutions. I'd resolve to be healthier. I'd hit the store and buy new workout gear, sign up for a gym and stock my fridge with fruits and veggies. A few...

October 26, 2017

Establishing an active lifestyle and healthy habits are important for everyone, but it is especially important for childhood cancer survivors. While advances in treatment are leading to a growing population of childhood cancer survivors, 60% of these survivors experien...

October 2, 2017

Living an active lifestyle is important at any age but especially important for children. Establishing healthy habits early on can help prevent obesity and chronic health conditions later in life. 

The current guidelines recommend that children should have at least 60...

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