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5 Ways Occupational Therapists Can Lead the Prevention Movement
Occupational therapists (OTs) graduate as generalists, with a core education encompassing an overview of the many modalities available for use by practitioners. OTs who develop specialty areas can gain additional credentials and certifications, expanding their expertise. However, one of the most important modalities already in any OT’s skillset is that of primary prevention. In this article, I'll highlight 5...
10 Ways To Stay Healthy Working In the Office
Illness is inconvenient when you have a job. It doesn’t matter if it’s short or minor in nature. It means days off work, lost productivity at work, and loads of additional stress. According to the Office of National Statistics, the most common reason for missed workdays is a minor illness, accounting for 24.8% of all missed days. Musculoskeletal problems account for...
6 Easy Ways To Enhance Your Child's Health Without Them Knowing
There’s no other joy than raising a child. However, as parents know, it does come with challenges. For instance, encouraging your child to be physically, mentally, and socially healthy is tough. It’s hard enough to tell your child to make the better, healthier choice without getting a sigh. If they had it their way, they’d prefer to eat sweets, play...
Heat Illness - Signs, Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Prevention
As a physician, I prepare for everything and do my best to prevent the worst from happening. Unfortunately, heat illness can occur from temperature and humidity. The spectrum of the two creates a dangerous atmosphere for anyone spending time outdoors. In this article, I'll review what you need to know about heat illness, including signs, symptoms, risk factors, and...
What You Need Before You Discuss Treatment Options With a Loved One
Have you ever entered a debate unprepared? You feel strongly about your opinion, and you know you’re right, but someone sidelines you with a point that you know nothing about. You lose the debate, not because you were wrong, but because you were unprepared. You may be wondering what this has to do with treatment and recovery. The answer...
Dermal fillers FAQ
If you’re interested in getting dermal fillers, I highly recommend doing your research before seeing a doctor. In this article, I’ll reviews exactly what you need to know about dermal fillers, including how they works and what to expect during treatment. What are dermal fillers? Dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse are substances that are used to restore volume...
What Is Occupational Wellness and Why Is It Important?
According to the World Health Association (WHO), most people spend 1/3 of their adult life at work. Assuming another 1/3 of their adult life is spent sleeping (if they're getting enough sleep), this is really a lot of time! Therefore, understanding what occupational wellness is, why it's important, and how you can improve it is vital to your workplace happiness. RELATED:...
How To Treat Iron Deficiency Anemia
Have you been feeling fatigued, weak, or short of breath? Are you easily chilled (including cold hands and feet) and having headaches. If so, you may have iron deficiency anemia. In this video, Amanda Haney will teach you about iron deficiency anemia, including what it is and how you can improve it by consuming foods high in iron.  https://youtu.be/U8ve5sQ2pmA If you don’t like...
Simple Meal Prep Solutions For the Busy Professional
Have you ever gotten so hungry while working that you ended up eating something that you wouldn’t have eaten otherwise? I can relate. Work gets busy and lunch gets pushed back. If you are working in an office, there is likely a snack machine in close proximity - silently but boldly demanding your money. Before you know it, you’ve...
Botox FAQ
If you're interested in getting Botox, I highly recommend doing your research before seeing a doctor. In this article, I'll reviews exactly what you need to know about Botox, including how it works and what to expect during treatment. What is Botox? Botox, along with Dysport and Xeomin, are neuromodulators that are used to relax the muscles of the face and...