The Trifecta Approach to Tongue Ties

The Experience Having an infant with a tongue tie can be stressful. As breastfeeding has regained popularity as the method of choice for new moms...

How to Walk with a Cane; Hurry Cane Thoughts – Occupational Therapy

Side to Hold a Cane Which hand should you use to hold a cane (e.g., single point cane, Hurry cane, etc.) with? You should hold the...

50 Questions for Parents to Ask Occupational Therapists

If your child has been referred to occupational therapy services, here are some questions to ask them. These questions are general and can be...

What to Know About ADLs and IADLs – Occupational Therapy

Definition ADL stands for activities of daily living. ADLs are the essential activities that humans need to do every day. The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)...
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OT: Helpers of Other Professions? – Occupational Therapy Myths

Are occupational therapists "helpers of other professions?" "you help out other therapists, right?" Many clients and the public believe that occupational therapists help out other therapists...
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My Thoughts on Baby Walkers for Development

Background Should you get a baby walker for your little one? A google search showed that baby walkers were used as early as the 15th...

What Does Occupational Therapy Do for Stroke Patients?

Introduction What does occupational therapy do for stroke patients? On the surface, it may not look like a lot. The therapist is helping the client...
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Top 5 Baby Gear to Get After Cesarean According to an Occupational Therapist

After cesarean deliveries, in addition to the recovery period from labor, mom's have other restrictions that limit their physical ability. In general, Mom's often...
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Tummy Time Do’s and Don’ts for Newborns

As an Amazon Affiliate, I may earn a commission from the purchases made through links in this post. Introduction Many first time parents or even parents...
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Tongue Ties and Lip Ties Occupational Therapy

Affiliate Disclosure: I may earn a commission from Amazon on the purchase of products from this post. Background Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) occurs when the band of tissue...