OT vs PT: The True Differences
Jul19

OT vs PT: The True Differences

They’re both important branches of therapy, but what are the differences between occupational therapy and physical therapy? Generally speaking, both types of therapists provide rehabilitative care to patients with injuries or disabilities, but they’re actually quite different. Even the words “occupational” and “physical” provide insight into the differences. “Occupation” means an engaging activity whereas “physical” means...

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Popular Modern Medical TV Shows

Let’s face it. You’ve probably gotten sucked into at least one medical drama in your lifetime. As one of the most popular genres, viewers have been tuning into their favorite medical TV shows since the 1950s. So, what has made this type of program capture the interest of audiences for decades? Here we’ll discuss some of the most popular medical TV shows and why this genre has endured for so long! 4 Popular Medical TV Shows...

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Occupational Therapy For Children: 4 Strategies
Jul11

Occupational Therapy For Children: 4 Strategies

Can I please have some more macaroni and chee – oh look, Sponge Bob Square Pants is on TV! I just saw a commercial, we need to go to McDonald’s right now! Sounds familiar, right? It’s no secret that young minds can easily get sidetracked. But, some children may require extra help, such as occupational therapy, to decrease their hyperactivity. These children struggle with organizational skills, staying on task, being...

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AOTA Benefits: Why You Should Join
Jul10

AOTA Benefits: Why You Should Join

As an occupational therapist, you might have already heard of the AOTA. If not, the AOTA is the American Occupational Therapy Association. It is an organization of and for occupational therapists. The AOTA raises awareness of occupational therapy and advocates for occupational therapists. Also, the organization publishes the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. There are around 60,000 current members. Now that you know what the...

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The Real Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy
Jul05

The Real Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy

Are you still deciding whether travel therapy is the right fit for you? There are plenty of reasons to pursue travel therapy opportunities! The following information will answer your questions. We have compiled a list of the pros and cons of travel therapy to help you feel confident and start traveling! The Pros of Travel Therapy The Ability to Travel Around the Country This is an obvious pro! Not only are you able to travel to new...

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