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Easing the Pain, Slowing the Progress

How Physical Therapy and Massage disciplines can help provide needed relief to patients with cancer This year, some 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United…

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Easing the Pain, Slowing the Progress

How Physical Therapy and Massage disciplines can help provide needed relief to patients with cancer This year, some 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United…

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Expanding Your Practice

Make no mistake: The outpatient rehabilitation industry is at war. Things are happening in the rehabilitation industry that will change the face of it forever. And it’s important for the…

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Specializing or Sampling?

The ongoing debate over kids and sports specialization continues It’s hard to determine where the ’10,000-hour rule’—the idea that becoming an expert, or world-class in any field, requires 10,000 hours…

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Tactile Vision Substitution System

Innovation and OT Introduction Low vision exists on a spectrum ranging from impaired vision to low light perception and complete blindness. While low vision is defined as “having 20/40 or…

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Sensory Integration for Children with Autism

How occupational therapists are changing the field of treating autism in children Occupational therapists strive to provide evidence-based practice to all their clients. For this ideal to become a reality,…

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De-clutter Your Workspace!

OTs are notorious pack rats We are two weeks into the New Year. When the calendar rolls over, many people make resolutions. We all know the standard resolutions: lose weight,…

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United Therapy Solutions Opens New NJ Location

Focus is on OT, speech therapies United Therapy Solutions, a therapy organization that specializes in occupational and speech therapy, announced their opening at a new location Scotch Plains, New Jersey.…

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Facts, Myths, and More on Autism

Increase your knowledge during Autism Awareness Month For almost 50 years, the Autism Society has celebrated Autism Awareness Month each April in hopes of increasing knowledge, education, and further research…

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Remain Calm. He’s Only a Child

The author explores strategies to manage misbehaving children in clinical settings. Therapists often ask me what they should do with kiddos that are just “out of control.” I ask the…

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Cupping as a Modality

Following the 2016 Summer Olympics, myofascial decompression is all the rage Many stayed up late watching the nonstop coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. We heard…

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Building a Case

Growing evidence supports massage therapy for relief of chronic pain A recent ADVANCE article discussed the work of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) in lauding the benefits of massage…

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Athletic Taping for Sports Injuries

How physical therapists are using this pain-mitigating modality in athletic populations. Kinesiology tape has been used in therapeutic communities for over 30 years, though it more recently grew in popularity…

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Easing the Pain, Slowing the Progress

How Physical Therapy and Massage disciplines can help provide needed relief to patients with cancer This year, some 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United…

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NEXT Scheduled for Orlando This Month

APTA’s summer conference expected to attract over 2,000 professionals From June 27–30, the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, will play host to the…

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