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Occupational Therapy Insights

Mar 30, 2018

Workout to Go
Are you just starting to exercise? Getting back
into a routine after a break? Wanting to keep up
your physical activities away from home? The
13 exercises in this sample workout can help. In
this booklet, you’ll find easy to follow strength,
balance, and flexibility exercises that you can
do anytime,...

Mar 30, 2018

As occupational therapists we not only treat ailments and disabilities, but it is also our job to prevent them from ever occurring.  One way to do that is to be proactive when working with geriatric populations.  One of the keys to health is physical activity and staying away from a sedentary lifestyle. ...

Mar 29, 2018

The International Institute of Therapeutic Intervention and Learning is a great resource for those utilizing brain entrainment and neurofeedback. Their soundscapes specifically target areas where a client may be having trouble.

For those unfamiliar with Brain Entrainment, it refers to the capacity of the brain to...

Mar 28, 2018

Welcome to another edition of "Today in My OT Life"! In this session we are working toward increasing gross motor skills, motor planning, position in space, and proprioception. Check out this fun activity used to work toward this client’s goals and objectives.

Mar 27, 2018

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person's mood, energy and ability to think clearly. People with bipolar experience high and low moods—known as mania and depression—which differ from the typical ups-and-downs most people experience.  Occupational therapists work with...