Common Occupational Therapy Myths
Jun20

Common Occupational Therapy Myths

Whether you’re at a bar or visiting your relatives, you’ll probably have to explain your career as an occupational therapist more than once. As you know, occupational therapy is far from simple. In fact, the term often misleads people who don’t know much about it. Read on for our list of popular occupational therapy myths you may hear when talking about your profession. Knowing what to expect should help you debunk...

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Nature Nurtures
Apr30

Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Nature Nurtures

As a kid, I roamed the neighborhood barefoot and caused chaos on the playground. During the summers, I was the queen of the local pool. I enjoyed going on camping trips and hiking with my parents and friends. I learned how to do cartwheels in the grass of suburban backyards and I picked berries with my t-shirt as a basket. This is not something I recommend unless your mother likes to wash purple juice stains out of your clothes...

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Travel Therapy Jobs – Take Your Career to the Next Level
Apr01

Travel Therapy Jobs – Take Your Career to the Next Level

Physician burnout is common in the medical field. Routines contribute to this feeling of dread or exhaustion that comes with being burnt out on the job. If you’re looking for a new career direction, we have just the opportunity for you. Travel therapy jobs are becoming increasingly popular, and we have some tips to help get you started on your new path! Allied Travel Careers (ATC) While it might seem a bit boastful to promote our own...

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Why You Should Pick Occupational Therapy Jobs in Hawaii
Oct05

Why You Should Pick Occupational Therapy Jobs in Hawaii

Imagine clear blue waters, soft sandy beaches, palm trees, mountains, fruity umbrella drinks and the freshest ahi tuna you’ll probably ever taste. Really, it’s not a question of why you should pick occupational therapy jobs in Hawaii, but when? Apparently, right now is the time to go. A recently published article listing the top 10 jobs in Hawaii cited occupational therapy jobs. Other healthcare professions also made the list, such as...

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Burn Therapy Could Be the Specialty You Need
Jul24

Burn Therapy Could Be the Specialty You Need

Burns are one of the most traumatic injuries the human body can endure.  Multiple body systems are simultaneously involved. Depending on the severity, burns can appear deceivingly non-threatening while doing most of their dirty work beneath the damaged skin. Damaged blood vessels dilate causing inflammation and edema are typically listed among many other life-threatening problems.  Once the patient is stabilized and undergoes graft...

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Occupational Therapy In Nursing Homes
Jun28

Occupational Therapy In Nursing Homes

In the past, nursing homes were largely regarded as an elderly person’s final residence. After living a long and independent life and then suffering a debilitating injury or chronic illness that compromises their independence, it was generally accepted that the person would be more than happy to spend the rest of the life in a state of peaceful rest and relaxation, playing cards in the community room and having their every personal...

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