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...

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...