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Best of Occupational Therapy (11/04/2020)

This week, the best of occupational therapy includes: women’s health.

Curious What “The BOOT” is?

Here’s the Deal: This is where I bring you the best of the best from the field of OT.

I’ll consume all sorts of wonderful occupational therapy content. This includes podcast episodes, blog posts, videos, journal articles, social media posts, you name it.  Then, I’ll pick my favorites for you to enjoy.

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More importantly, let’s find out who gets “The BOOT” this week…

best of occupational therapy


Check out this article to read about what endometriosis is and why it can take years to get the diagnosis.

OT in Women’s Health

This article showcases how occupational therapy can improve the health of women across a multitude of areas.

The HPA Axis

Ever heard of the HPA axis or why it is so pivotal to women’s health? Take a look at this article to find out.

Maternity Care and OT

OT practitioners can work in so many areas, one of which being working with women in the pre and post natal periods. This article from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists details the specific role OT can play in women’s health.

Maternal Role Transition

Here’s a link to a journal article abstract which discusses why new mother’s need occupational therapy services.

Hello? November? Is that you?

I legit can’t believe that it is November already. Where has the time gone?

I recently recorded with the fabulous women from the Occupation Station podcast, along with my podcasting buddies Brock Cook from Occupied and Laura Park Figueroa from Mind Your OT Business and it will be released at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association conference on November 14, 2020 at 1:00pm CST.

I also put out a monologue episode sharing my reflections from my chat with Dr. Sakshi Tickoo from Sex, Love, and OT. Check it out to hear what I’ve learned about sexual health and occupational therapy.

Don’t forget about the current question of the month. Check it out here and remember to get your voicemails in. All you gotta do is call in and answer this- What are your favorite continuing education courses that you have taken and why? I will be sharing all the voicemails I get on an upcoming episode of the OT 4 Lyfe podcast.

We’re a few days in to the new 30 movement challenge #mountainclimberslikewhoa (50 mountain climbers every day for 30 days) and all the #accountabilots are crushing it. If you wanna join in all you gotta do is post a video of you doing the challenge on your Instagram story, tag me @ot.4.lyfe and use the hashtag #mountainclimberslikewhoa so we can hold each other accountable. Check out my IG stories everyday to see all the mountain climbers in action.

If you’re interested in starting an OT podcast or already have one and want to take it to the next level, I’m here to help. I am now offering podcast consulting services so if you’re interested in setting up a call, contact me here.

Got resources you want to share? Hit me up because I would love to feature them or have you as a guest blogger for “The BOOT”. Contact me here.


– Sarah

For us, OT is more than just a job!

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