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Best of Occupational Therapy (11/18/2020)

This week, the best of occupational therapy includes: hippotherapy.

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best of occupational therapy

This week is all about hippotherapy, one of my favorite practice areas.

What is Hippotherapy?

Curious to learn more about what hippotherapy is, what the implications are for this practice area, and if it is effective? Check out this article.

Therapeutic Benefits of Horseback Riding

Mama OT has a great post detailing the benefits of horseback riding for individuals with and without special needs.

An Interview with an OT in Hippotherapy

Here’s a great podcast episode from Spill the OT who interviews an OT who works in this practice area.

Gait Happens

One of the most important considerations for working with horses and using them as a part of a therapy session is their gate. Don’t know what this is or why it is important, check out this post.

A Mother’s Perspective on Hippotherapy

I’ve witnessed first hand how magical hippotherapy is and here is a beautiful example of one mom’s expereince and how it has changed her lyfe.

Self-care Isn’t Selfish

This past Monday I released a podcast episode reflecting on my own self-care journey and the outpouring of support that I received was amazing. I have learned over the years how important it is, although at first I struggled to accept it. But now I want to bring more awareness and conversations around this topic so others don’t go through what I went through.

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– Sarah

For us, OT is more than just a job!

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