Adult Swim: 8 Benefits of Water Aerobics
Mar17

Adult Swim: 8 Benefits of Water Aerobics

Water aerobics used to be considered a form of exercise strictly reserved for geriatrics or pregnant women. But, in reality, water aerobics can benefit adults as well as children in every background and in a variety of ways. Plus, not all pool exercises are created equal— there are styles based roughly off things like Zumba, yoga, and tai chi. Below we’ll take a look at the many amazing benefits of water aerobics! Benefits...

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DIY Occupational Therapy Tools for Kids
Dec16

DIY Occupational Therapy Tools for Kids

Kids love to create. From fingerpainting to building forts in the living room, children have very creative minds. So, why not use their creative juices to help them in their therapy! Doing arts and crafts is not only fun for children, but it can also help them develop valuable skills. Thanks to these brilliantly simple ideas, you can engage your younger clients with activities they’ll go absolutely love! So, here is a list of 4...

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9 of the Best TheraPutty Exercises
Nov27

9 of the Best TheraPutty Exercises

Hands are an extremely important part of our everyday lives. That’s a pretty obvious fact. But sometimes we don’t realize just how much we take them for granted until we start having problems with them; pain, soreness, stiffness, range of motion issues, etc. Luckily, physical therapists and even occupational therapists have started using a new exercise tool to help people with their different hand ailments called “TheraPutty”. So,...

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The Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics Revision Process
Nov25

The Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics Revision Process

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) maintains a high standard of ethics for its practitioners. They outline the details of these expectations in the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics. However, in 2014, the process of revising the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics began. According to the AOTA, the 2015 Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics serves two purposes: It provides aspirational Core Values that guide members...

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OTA to OT Transition: Should You Make The Change?
Nov18

OTA to OT Transition: Should You Make The Change?

The acronym “OTA” stands for occupational therapist assistant, whereas “OT” stands for an occupational therapist. So, what’s the difference between the two? Though OTAs and OTs have similar responsibilities, there are different requirements for each profession. Are you considering becoming an OTA? Or, are you considering transitioning from an OTA to an OT? Which career path is best for you? Some people...

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Occupational Therapy SOAP Note | A Guide for New Therapists
Oct23

Occupational Therapy SOAP Note | A Guide for New Therapists

No, it’s not a coupon for a bar of that vegan lemongrass soap you love. It’s also not a review of the melodramatic television show that you and your best friend can’t stop watching. So, what is a SOAP note? If you’re interested in occupational therapy, this is definitely a term that you should know. In this blog, we’ll cover what an occupational therapy SOAP note is and why you need to know how to write...

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