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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Occupational Therapy in the ICU: An Interview with an ICU OT

I’m excited to showcase My OT Spot’s first interview with an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Occupational Therapist, Abby Lefkove, OTR/L. Occupational therapy in the ICU is a subset of acute care that entails working with medically fragile patients and their families while in the ICU. In this interview, Abby tells us about what a typical occupational […]

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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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