Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy – How do They Differ?
Apr03

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy – How do They Differ?

Okay, so they both have the word “therapy” in them, but what’s the difference 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. If you’re wondering how these two specialties differ, keep reading. Below we’ll provide an overview of how occupational...

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Fun and Games: What is a Recreational Therapist?
Feb27

Fun and Games: What is a Recreational Therapist?

There are not a lot of jobs that pay you to put together puzzles, or play soccer, or create art. Luckily, a recreational therapist job gives you the opportunity to do just that. But what is a recreational therapist? “Recreation” and “Therapist” don’t seem like words that necessarily go together. However, that’s what makes this career choice so unique! A recreational therapist combines psychology with physical therapy to help a patient...

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Why Occupational Therapy for ADHD?
Nov21

Why Occupational Therapy for ADHD?

Occupational therapy travel jobs provide such a wide range of opportunities, allowing you to work in new locations and settings all the time! Additionally, you’ll meet patients of all ages and various challenges to overcome. One condition that occupational therapists routinely work to treat is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) — especially in children. The wide-ranging symptoms cause the treatments of this condition to...

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Become a Traveling Occupational Therapist
Nov10

Become a Traveling Occupational Therapist

Thinking of pursuing a career in OT? Occupational therapy is a great field for individuals who are looking to develop long-term patient relationships. As an occupational therapist, you’ll work with patients directly. You’ll be responsible for monitoring their physical, mental or emotional progress over time. Learn how to become a traveling occupational therapist and the many benefits that come with this rewarding career! What is...

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Why Opioids are Dangerous and How Therapy Can Help
Sep01

Why Opioids are Dangerous and How Therapy Can Help

Once again, the connection between therapy as pain treatment instead of the use of opioid pain medication is in the spotlight. An NPR reporter took a deeper look at pain management programs across the country that aim to help patients suffering from chronic pain get off of pain medication. The programs are focused on the emotional, social, and psychological aspects of pain in an effort to help patients reduce their dependence on...

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Therapy for Victims of Emotional Abuse
Aug04

Therapy for Victims of Emotional Abuse

In the 2010 report of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, it was reported that “48.4% of women and 48.8% of men have experienced at least one psychologically aggressive behavior by an intimate partner during their lifetime.” Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also revealed that about “1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a...

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