Stroke Recovery – PSS

By: Ron Sheppard, OTD, OTR/L, C/NDT, FABDA There are approximately 795,000 individuals having a stroke each year just in the United States alone, and it is classified as the fifth leading cause of death. As an Occupational Therapist specializing in the treatment of...

World Occupational Therapy Day

October 27th is World Occupational Therapy Day   By: Victoria Wood, OTR/L   To celebrate World Occupational Therapy Day, a definition is in order.  When the word “occupation” is mentioned, people commonly think about jobs.  However, the meaning of occupation...

The Joys of Being a Pediatric PT

The Joys of Being a Pediatric PT   By: Jacqueline Grimenstein, PT, C/NDT, CKTP   Happy PT Month!  As I look back over my 40+ years as a pediatric PT I marvel at all the advances that have been made in the identification and treatment of children with...

Preventing Rehospitalization

Preventing Rehospitalization   By: Robyn Ligotti PT, DPT, RAC-CT, CDP, QCP   October is National PT Month! How can we, as PT’s and other Rehab Professionals (OT’s and SLP’s) help keep people out of the hospital and what is our responsibility as part of the...

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention    By: Tori Goldhammer, MS, OTR/L, ATP, ECHM, CAPS, LMT   The National Council on Aging (NCOA) chooses the first day of fall for the annual Fall Prevention Awareness Day...