Hey readers! This week's Journal Club Discussion is a little different. I was recently asked some advice on what to do for an injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC). I guess as an OT student, people think I have answers to this kind of question! I decided to make this the topic of our … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #19: Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
Hey readers! Today I want to talk about one of my favorite places on earth: the Jersey Shore. I know what you're all thinking...Snooki, partying, wild nights. False! The Jersey Shore is an underrated piece of heaven. My boyfriend, Ryan, grew up in New Jersey, and a few years ago his parents moved to the … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: The Jersey Shore
Hey readers! Today I want to talk about my exercise routine. As you may know, I have a bachelors degree in exercise science, and my undergraduate education really gave me an appreciation and love of working out. It is even one of my favorite leisure occupations! Read more about my exercise science degree and my … Continue reading My Exercise Routine
Hey readers! Happy Mother's Day! Today my sister and I are taking our mom to an Alice in Wonderland themed tea room for a tea tasting. She loves tea, so I think she will really love it. I hope you are all enjoying your day! In honor of Mother's Day, I thought that we would … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #17: Preventative OT for New & Expectant Mothers
Hey readers! Today I want to talk about OT in mental health: what it looks like, where OTs can work, my experience in lab, etc. This semester I completed my first practice-based course, which was all about OT in the mental health setting. This was paired with mental health fieldwork placements as well as mental … Continue reading OT in Mental Health
Hey readers! I was perusing the American Journal of Occupational Therapy today and this study stood out to me. You probably know by now that I am interested in all things sensory...so clearly an article titled "Early Identification of Sensory Processing Difficulties in High-Risk Infants" would catch my eye! This article is by Joanne E. … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #16: Identifying the Risk of Sensory Processing Difficulty in Infants
Hey readers! This week we are talking about the OTD vs MSOT debate. I may be a little biased (shout out to my OTD program), so I gathered opinions from other OT students and OT practitioners to hear what they had to say about the matter. I think that this is 100% an individual decision, … Continue reading OTD vs MSOT: Which One Should You Choose?