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29 09, 2021

Debunking Occupational Therapy Myths

2021-09-30T16:51:20-05:00September 29th, 2021|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

There are many different types of therapists to assist with different ailments, whether it be mental health or physical health. Occupational therapists are a type of therapist that can be very beneficial, even life-changing, for those who have undergone serious injuries or illnesses. Whatever the challenge, occupational therapists aim to assist everyone in order [...]

15 06, 2021

Understanding Pain: The Overflowing Cup Metaphor

2021-06-15T17:47:23-05:00June 15th, 2021|Other, Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Pain is often complicated and multifaceted. One of the simplest ways for physical therapists to help patients in understanding pain is with a cup metaphor. Every patient has a cup that is filled with different biopsychosocial stressors, such as: Stress Worry Lack of activity Joint degeneration Doing too much, too soon Sensitive nervous system Tissue [...]

27 05, 2021

Arthritis Awareness Month: 15 Osteoarthritis Facts

2021-04-12T20:24:32-05:00May 27th, 2021|Joint Pain, Physical Therapy|0 Comments

The month of May is known nationally as Arthritis Awareness Month and for good reason. You see, osteoarthritis is a disease that affects over 32 million people—a number that has steadily been on the rise. Those with osteoarthritis (or any form of arthritis) know the difficulties of living with constant pain and limited movement. Keep [...]

22 03, 2021

What is Occupational Therapy?

2023-03-07T15:19:16-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Thousands of individuals undergo occupational therapy (OT) to improve their quality of life. In 2021, there were over 130,000 occupational therapists in the United States. Yet, only some people understand what OT is and how it can help them in their everyday lives. Cary Orthopaedics is celebrating Occupational Therapy Month this April by explaining how this healthcare profession [...]

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