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OT Schools Attend Advocacy Day

March 3, 2015

Lisa Davis, MA, OTR/L and OT Schools across New York State attending an Advocacy day in Albany to talk to legislators and assemblymen about COTA licensure , COTAs being included in Workmans comp as health care providers and early intervention payment issues. Learn how to view the entire photo album inside... Read More »


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Physical therapy helps Parkinson’s patients think big

March 3, 2015

Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system, affects your movement, causing stiffness in your muscles and tremors in your hands. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Over time, Parkinson’s disease may reduce your ability to move and slow your movement, making simple tasks difficult and time-consuming. Your steps may become shorter when you walk, or you may find it difficult to get out of a chair. Also, you may drag your feet as you try to walk, making it more difficult to move.” With this disease, even small movements become a challenge. At Conshohocken Physical Therapy in Conshohocken, however, Parkinson patients are encouraged to think big. Physical therapy has been proven as a great way for these patients to gain more functional independence. Read More »


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Occupational therapists working in social housing save money

March 2, 2015

Getting a rental property adapted to meet the needs of an elderly or disabled resident can be a time-consuming process. But in recent years increasing numbers of social landlords have begun employing their own occupational therapists (OT) to help them make homes suitable more swiftly – and at lower cost. Read More »


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‘Bionic’ eye allows man to see wife for first time in a decade

February 27, 2015

A Blind man is now able to see objects and people again, including his wife and family, for the first time in a decade. How? With the help of a bionic eye implant. Read More »


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