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For immediate release: Navigating invisible injuries on the road
A bag of trash, a freshly-filled pothole, an approaching vehicle—things that most motorists disregard every day on the road can be frightening to someone who has returned from a warzone. These items are among countless anxiety triggers for returned service members behind the wheel. Erica Stern...
Mon, Jan 23 2012
OT makes "Best Jobs of 2012" list
While some industries and professions struggle to sustain themselves in a rocky economy, occupational therapy is not only surviving, it’s thriving. And better yet, experts say that the need for occupational therapy practitioners will increase competitive job prospects in the coming decade. Yesterday...
Tue, Feb 28 2012
OT featured in Good Housekeeping article
Good Housekeeping readers may notice a familiar name in the September 2012 issue. Nancy Baker, ScD, MPH, OTR/L, an associate professor of occupational therapy at the University of Pittsburgh, offers tips for combating pain associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. Tips include sleeping with a brace...
Tue, Aug 21 2012
OT is much more than a "fancy gym"
On Dec. 19, 2012, an NPR-affiliate aired an interview on the topic of the rising age of first time parents. During the first 5 minutes of the segment, an interviewee provided several inaccurate statements about the field of occupational therapy. Many AOTA members alerted us to this unfortunate error...
Thu, Dec 20 2012
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