Therapy and the Smartphone Generation

September 29th, 2014 by

physical therapy smartphone appsWith the fast advancement of mobile computing readily available to the common people, it is undeniable that the smartphone generation has blurred the lines of age groups. A big chunk of the modern population has embraced technology and its benefits. [...] Read More

Ergonomics and the Physical Therapist

September 25th, 2014 by

ergonomic workspaceErgonomics is the science that deals with how a person effectively works in a given environment. There should be a balance between the physical requirements of the job with the physical capacity of the person. Otherwise, this would result in acute and chronic work-related physical injuries that may greatly affect the person’s overall performance. [...] Read More

Top 5 Job Stressors I Can Avoid (but Usually Don’t)

September 23rd, 2014 by

Stressed Out Speech TherapistEvery speech therapy setting has its unique stressors plus there are common stressors to the profession.  When you’re becoming a practicing SLP it can be stressful, but wait until you encounter the “real world.” That’s a whole new ball game. [...] Read More

5 Traits of an Ideal Physical Therapist

September 18th, 2014 by

Physical Therapist Helping a PatientIn this line of work, there are a few traits that make physical therapists effective in getting the job done. Here are five basic traits you need to excel in when working as a physical therapist. [...] Read More

4 Essential Things to Consider When Doing Documentation

September 16th, 2014 by

documentation with a speech therapistWhile I love doing Speech Therapy, there is an essential part of the job that I need to continually hone my skills in: documentation. [...] Read More

Making First Impressions as an OT

September 11th, 2014 by

occupational therapy for a broken fingerWhether you’re meeting a new client or taking on a new occupational therapy job, a first impression can make all of the difference. Often, OTs work with more than just the client, so it’s important to make a good impression to everyone involved right off the bat. [...] Read More

The Hidden Job Behind Speech Therapy

September 9th, 2014 by

speech therapy session with patientOver the years I have learned that no matter where you practice, there is a need to collaborate, educate, and be educated by and with other professionals in the field of speech therapy. [...] Read More

World Physical Therapy Day 2014: Movement for Health

September 4th, 2014 by

world physical therapy dayEvery September 8, World Physical Therapy Day is celebrated. It is a time to make the profession known all over the world, and what physical therapy has to offer. [...] Read More

5 Tips for Occupational Therapists at a New Job

September 2nd, 2014 by

new occupational therapy jobWhether you’re a new graduate or a seasoned occupational therapist changing jobs, a new work setting can be exciting yet challenging. Here are a few tips to ease your transition and start off on a positive foot. [...] Read More