Sarah Stromsdorfer, OTR/L

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7 Best Undergraduate Majors for Occupational Therapy

What are the best pre-occupational therapy undergraduate majors to choose from? If you’re seriously considering occupational therapy as a career, there are many undergrad majors to choose from before you start grad school for occupational therapy. Because of this, I wanted to lay out 7 best undergraduate options to choose from prior to getting your Master’s […]

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10 Functional Standing Tolerance Activities for Occupational Therapists

If you’re looking for functional, occupation-based standing tolerance activities to use in your rehab practice, look no further! I’ve compiled a list of my favorite occupation-based ideas for when you’re looking to keep your standing tolerance interventions related to your patients’ daily occupations. These standing tolerance activities are for any patients that have reduced tolerance to standing, […]

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Occupation-Based Balance Interventions For Your OT Practice

If you’re an occupational therapy practitioner or student searching for occupation-based dynamic balance interventions, then this article is just for you! Occupation-based interventions are not only our bread and butter, but they also differentiate us from physical therapy. It can be way too easy to accidentally do the same non-occupation based balance interventions as our […]

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Early Mobilization in Acute Care

Every year in the U.S., millions of people are admitted to the hospital in the acute care setting. In 2015 alone, there were over 35 million hospital admissions. With each admission, many complications can present themselves. Patients may be at higher risk for hospital acquired infections, pressure ulcers, joint contractures, and complications related to decreased […]

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