Preventing and Managing Diabetes

Preventing and Managing Diabetes  By: Jennifer Darby, PT, DPT, GCS, CPAHA, CEEAA Diabetes mellites (translated literally means sweet urine) is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar.  Consistent high blood sugar affects various parts of the body including...

The Benefits of Foam Rolling

The Benefits of Foam Rolling  By: Alex Siyufy, DPT, ATC, SCS, Cert. MDT, Cert. DN March is Athletic Training month!  Besides all of the work that Athletic Trainers (ATCs) do on the field, there’s a lot of work that ATCs do “off the field” to get their athletes ready...

The Art and Science of DIR/Floortime

The Art and Science of DIR/Floortime  By: Jennie Trocchio, Ph.D. The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR)/ Floortime approach, provides a theoretical and practical model that helps educators, clinicians, and parents comprehensively assess and...

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...