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Concussions: myths, facts, and recovery guidelines

pt Health Concussions: myths, facts, and recovery guidelines Lifemark registered physiotherapists Janine Ankenmann and Cregg Webber discussed how to identify concussions, myths around management, and steps to return to learning, home or work activities in a free webinar. Over half a million Canadians sustain one or more concussions each year, the majority of which result from falls and motor…

Anxious while driving? Occupational therapy can help.

pt Health Anxious while driving? Occupational therapy can help. Does the thought of driving worry you? Getting behind the wheel and driving, or simply being in a moving car, can be an overwhelming and anxious experience for some drivers and passengers. Anxious feelings associated with vehicles may be the result of car accidents (whether you…

What exactly is occupational therapy?

pt Health What exactly is occupational therapy? Throughout my career as a physiotherapist, a question that countless patients have asked me (and a question I was asking too) is “what is occupational therapy?” As my understanding of occupational therapists (OTs) grew, I came to appreciate the vast skill set these healthcare professionals possess, and the…