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Occupational Therapy and Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Tips and Strategies

When working in occupational therapy, have you noticed as you gain clinical experience that there is no “one size fits all” approach to intervention, particularly with patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)? Although these patients share a common diagnostic code, there is so much underlying variation in how MS affects their lives. With that being said, […]

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10 Fine Motor Coordination Activities for Neuro Patients

As an occupational therapist, OT student or COTA working in adult rehab settings, you will see your fair share of patients with a neurological disorder that affects their fine motor coordination. This can include a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, or any other illness that affects the patient’s nervous system. These conditions […]

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How to Score a Career as an International Occupational Therapist

As occupational therapists, we are instructed to constantly think outside of the box when coordinating and designing therapy interventions. We come to better understand our patients/clients if we strongly acknowledge our patient’s goals and lifestyle needs within their own environment. However, we are unable to fully comprehend individuals’ lifestyles and cultural influences by sitting in […]

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Memory Aids and Strategies for Patients with Cognitive Impairment

In adult rehab settings (both inpatient and outpatient), you will encounter patients with cognitive impairment, which can result in decreased memory. This of course affects individuals’ quality of life and provides everyday challenges for both the patient and their caregivers. Thankfully, as an occupational therapist, you’re well-equipped to address this! This post shares our favorite […]

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