Category: OT Clinical Services

Summer Activities For Kids Summer Activities For The Kids

The start of summer is such a fun and exciting time for kids!  But, for many the lazy, hazy days...

Mental Health Mental Health Awareness Month

Occupational Therapy is a profession that assists people throughout their lifetime and believes that participation in daily activities (aka occupations) is...

Cancer Survivorship Cancer Survivorship Services

Cognitive changes are a common side-effect of cancer treatments for many adult cancer survivors. Increased fatigue, stress, and anxiety are...

OT Month OT Month Celebration

Washington University Occupational Therapy works with many healthcare providers, physician groups, living facilities, and community organizations to provide the best...

Parkinson's Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive neurologic condition that affects dopamine production in...

Reviewing Washington Clinic Plans Expanding To Washington

Ryan Risley, MPM, meets with contractors just weeks before OT Services’ new clinic in Washington, Mo., is set to open....

Activity at Train Your Brain Summer Camp Common Sense of Learned Skills?

Parents – does this sound like you? I don’t understand how you’ can get 100% on your math test but...

Driving Evaluation Driving Evaluation Program

Washington University Occupational Therapy offers Comprehensive Driving Evaluations for persons who are recovering or have been impacted by a medical...

Heart Health Tips For A Healthy Heart

Washington University Occupational Therapy works with our patients on self-management and self-care all year-round. With February being American Heart Month we...

Motivation 5 Common Sources of Motivation

The age-old question that actors have been asking Directors… This phrase directly applies to everyone as we take on a...

Stroke Prevention 5 Ways To A Healthier You In 2022 – Stroke Prevention!

While our title, “5 Ways To A Healthier You In 2022 – Stroke Prevention!” is focused on this year, we...

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips 5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Year after year, we can all...

CST Program for dementia patients “Turn the lights on” this holiday season with iCST

The holidays are fast approaching and many people are preparing to gather with close family and friends. For many, this...

Patient Self-Advocacy In Healthcare Self-Advocacy Leads to Better Health & Well-Being

Self-advocacy is often a phrase that may be misunderstood and certainly underappreciated when it comes to managing your own health...

Participants on Map Your Path Fieldwork Students Help Community Members Map Path to Independence

Master’s-level Washington University Occupational Therapy students, Jacqueline Crues and Logan Reeves, engaged in a unique dual-setting fieldwork rotation during the...

Wheelchair, Seating Patient with OT Spinal Cord Injury/Disease Programs

CLINICAL SERVICES FOR SPINAL CORD PATIENTS Are you working with or know patients that are experiencing Spinal Cord Injury/Disease? Washington...

USAWR Paralympics Tokyo 2020 USAWR Brings Home Silver Medal!

Washington University Occupational Therapist & Instructor, Sue Tucker, OTD, OTR/L, ATP is an Assistant Coach for USA Wheelchair Rugby (USAWR),...

OT with FND Patient Functional Neurological Disorder

Washington University Occupational Therapy has developed a program to treat patients experiencing functional neurological disorders. A Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)...

Occupational Performance Center Occupational Performance Center (OPC)

The Occupational Performance Center (OPC) is a work assessment rehabilitation program that is unlike others in the St. Louis area....

Parkinson's Research Research on Parkinson’s Disease

Our Clinic Manager, Jamie Archer, MOT, OTR/L was recently published for her work on Occupational Therapy Interventions for Instrumental Activities...

Active Kids Summer Camp Keep Kids Active During Summer Break

While the school year might be over and “traditional” learning is on pause for a few months, the summer is...

Mental Fatigue Strategies To Reduce Mental Fatigue

Here are some tips and strategies to help with mental fatigue: Set aside time to plan and prioritize the tasks...

Physical Activity Physical Activity As An Occupation

Did you know physical activity is a main occupation for all human beings?  It just happens to fall under a...

Active Kids Summer Camp Your Kid Needs a Brain Break

After the school year that our kids just went through, their brains are fried. Isn’t yours? Especially for our children...

Celebrate OT Month During April!

Washington University Occupational Therapy works with many healthcare providers, physician groups, living facilities, and community organizations to provide the best...

Man issue sleeping What Is Coronasomnia?

One year has passed since the world shut down in response to the pandemic. During that time, life has been...

Heart Awareness, self-care American Heart Month “Self-Care” Routine Tips

Washington University Occupational Therapy works with our patients on self-management and self-care all-year-round. With February being American Heart Month we...

Father and Son Playing Infant Toddler Autism Program (ITAP)

The Infant Toddler Autism Program (ITAP) has recently made its home in the Washington University Occupational Therapy Pediatric Services portfolio...

Plastic and Reconstructive Clinical Publication 2020 Clinical Publications Work

In 2020 our Therapists provided their expertise to the following Clinical Publications & Journals: Annals of Surgery Hand Therapy Plastic...

Smart Goals Stay Focused On Your 2021 Goals

The beginning of the year is the most common time to set self-improvement goals. However, after just a few weeks...

Pediatric Visual Disorders Pediatric Visual Disorders Service

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering Pediatric Visual Disorders services. Sight is one of our most...

Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Holiday Celebrations

The holidays this year are going to look a little bit different than what we are used to with social...

Managing Stress During The Holidays Managing Stress During The Holidays

November and December are times that families cherish; as it brings warm memories of cherished traditions. Many emotions surround this...

Halloween Checklist Halloween Safety for You and Your Kids – It’s not just WHAT you do, it’s HOW you prepare

What is in store for you and your family this holiday season? How much thought have you given it? One...

Pediatric Research,GNAo1 logo, purple, european conference text Pediatric OT Presents Research on GNAo1 Disorder

This month we are highlighting and giving a special congratulations to one of our Pediatric Therapists, Karen Balk, MOT, OTR/L....

CST Program for dementia patients Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Offered Virtually

Washington University Occupational Therapy is now offering virtual sessions of individual cognitive stimulation therapy (iCST) with a goal of training...

Wheelchair, Seating Patient with OT OT Programs For Spinal Cord Injury/Disease

Are you working with or know patients that are experiencing Spinal Cord Injury/Disease? Washington University Occupational Therapy has programming and...

Patient ties bow-tie following stroke Stroke Clinic For The Community

Washington University Occupational Therapy operates a student-run stroke clinic with the guidance and oversight of licensed Occupational Therapists. The clinic...

Map Your Path To Well-Being Map Your Path To Well-Being Program

Are you working with patients or community members that are wanting to make goals for themselves or focused on improving...

Sunglasses UV Safety Month

This summer likely finds many people spending even more time outdoors engaging in activities that allow for social distancing such...

Activity at Train Your Brain Summer Camp Train Your Brain Summer Camp

Summer is a time for us to relax and take a load off of our brains that we’ve been putting...

Kids Sunglasses Summer Activities For Kids!

Parents are always looking for ways to keep their kids engaged and learning throughout the summer.  But it seems like...

Children and Screen Time Pediatric Early Intervention Strategies

If you are parenting a young child, and you are simultaneously working from home during the COVID pandemic, you know...

Telehealth Occupational Therapy, Technology, Healthcare Access and Telehealth

As we close out a month of celebrating Occupational Therapy 2020 during the COVID 19 crisis, we want to take...

National OT Month National OT Month!

What should we celebrate in the month of April during these difficult times, I know…National OT Month! Some of you...

Juggling Roles; Stressed Mom Juggling Roles and Maintaining Sanity in the Time of Self-Quarantine

Juggling roles during a major life event takes some time to transition, both physically and mentally. But recently, we’ve all...

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Post Concussion Syndrome and Support Group

Most of us have heard of the term concussion but not many are familiar with the diagnosis of Post Concussion...

Why Yes, Sleep Is Important

The importance of sleep is underappreciated. Many people wear a lack of sleep as a badge of honor, believing that...

Ways To Live With Low Vision

Eye conditions such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy can cause impaired vision and make it difficult to perform...

2020 starting line 5 Ways OT can help build a Healthier, Happier “You” in 2020!

5 ways OT can help build a Healthier, Happier “You” in 2020! Stretching Exercises A few morning stretches will get...