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Therapist: "Hello, my name is Brittany. I received an order from your doctor for occupational therapy. Is now a good time to meet for your evaluation? Patient: "Occupational therapy? I don't need any of that. I'm retired, so I'm not looking for a job!" As an occupational therapist, this is one of the many age-old responses I am used to hearing....
8 Ways To Avoid Bad Breath Throughout the Day
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a constant curse for some people. Even if you skip the garlic and other smelly foods, you might still find yourself struggling with stinky breath. The go-to solution for many is to simply pop in a piece of minty fresh gum. And while that might provide some short-term relief, gum won’t address the...
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 Office of National Statistics, the most common reason for missed work days is minor illness, accounting for 24.8% of all missed days. Musculoskeletal problems account...
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:...
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...
What is Vision Therapy and How Does It Work
Are you concerned your eyes aren't working well together? Do you find yourself easily tired or fatigued after reading a book or working on the computer? If so, you may benefit from vision therapy! My name is Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub and today I'm going to tell you what vision therapy is all about. To understand how vision therapy works, you...
Difficulty focusing can impact copying information off the chalkboard in school
Today I'm going to review the link between vision and learning. Did you know that 80% of the information you learn comes through your vision? This means that in order to achieve your highest potential, good vision is essential! So how does vision develop and how can you make sure that you have the best vision possible? In the video...
Safety Glasses - Here's What You Need To Know
Do you work in an environment that requires eye protection? Are you looking for ways to protect your eyes while doing outdoor or in-home construction? If so, you should highly consider wearing safety glasses. In the video below, Sheena Taff reviews exactly what you need to know about safety glasses! https://youtu.be/JuRcuBVqT7s If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue...
Just like you have a wardrobe to wear to work, your glasses are no different! Office or computer glasses are designed to offer you superior visual comfort and protection from digital eye strain in the workplace. In this video, Sheena Taff reviews exactly what you need to know before getting computer glasses! https://youtu.be/a8CzwDQEnO8 If you don’t like the video or want more...
What is wellness and why is it important?
The words health and wellness are marketed all over the place! And while the word health is generally well understood, the word wellness is not. In fact, if you do a quick google search, you'll discover that wellness has a number of different dimensions, all that are all a little bit different depending on your source. In this article, I'm...