4. Practicing OT/COTA

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Incorporating the Wii into
Occupational Therapy Treatment

This is guest post written by Grant Mitchell, author of TheOTpreneur.com. Grant currently works in Acute Rehab and completed his Master’s thesis on using the Wii as a rehab intervention. We are happy to have him on the My OT Spot blog! ________________ Considering the rising cost of healthcare, consumer technology can often be an effective treatment […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Today: An Interview with PhD Candidate and Researcher Isaac Bishof

I’m excited to share with you all my first interview for My OT Spot with Isaac Bishof. Isaac is a PhD candidate at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and his focus is on Alzheimer’s disease research. Isaac is studying how a group of proteins influence Alzheimer’s disease. He and his team are looking at the molecular mechanism of […]

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free home exercise programs

5 Totally Free Home Exercise Programs
To Use With Your Patients

How many times have you wished your job had pre-printed home exercise program handouts? If you aren’t one of the lucky therapists that has easy to access HEP handouts, this list is for you! There are overwhelming amounts of search results on Google, so I narrowed down my favorite FREE online home exercise program resources, perfect for […]

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Review of “Quick Reference to Occupational Therapy”

When I started working in inpatient rehab, I felt totally clueless to all the conditions I was seeing. My favorite and most-used resource during that time was the Quick Reference Guide to Occupational Therapy by Kathlyn L. Reed.  It has been massively useful at times when I need to look up something very specific fast. I use this book regularly and […]

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Educating Clients To Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout, caregiver stress, and caregiver exhaustion. Whatever you choose to call it, caregiver burnout among all settings and diagnoses is unfortunately a very real and very common phenomenon. It not only affects caregivers’ mental health but their physical health as well. Studies show that at this time, 43.5 million people (or 18%) of the U.S. […]

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