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The Last Leg

It’s been over 5 months since my last post…I knew it would happen…’commitment’ was in my weaknesses when I completed a SWOC analysis for starting a blog. 529 more words

Occupational Therapy

Assessing visual fields

Assessing visual field is should be a part of every neurological patients evaluation.

Heres how we do it in the optometry office.

This is Humphery visual field tester. 754 more words

Learning Disabilities

So What Do OTs Do, Anyway?

This is a cute one: I’ve been asked if the job of an occupational therapist is to help people find an occupation they’d enjoy.  The answer is no, folks.  326 more words

Thrive! Blog

Boarding: Flight 5433

A couple weeks ago, I (and the rest of the MUSC OT students) received our first semester’s schedule. When I first examined it, my heart raced at the thought of study sessions, practicums, and late night readings; this is what I’m meant to be doing. 559 more words

Occupational Therapy

Where's the Mouse?

Tomorrow is another day. I shall talk with the head nurse and see if his shower time can be performed in a gentler manner.

Tomorrow is another day… we have to hang in there. 460 more words

Every Minute Counts

Steroid Injections!

This actually is not about my knees, if you’ve been reading occasionally. Surprise!

Back in December or January, I was waking up in the middle of the night and popping my wrists by hyper-extending my hands (pushing them backward, more or less). 290 more words


What is Occupational Therapy?

April is Occupational Therapy Month and honestly, I wasn’t exactly sure what that meant. I’ve always associated occupational therapy (OT) with physical therapy (PT), but being that they each have their own designated months—I decided to look into it a little bit further. 385 more words