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Written by Renee Outland, Published on January 23, 2018

You may not have covered them in detail, or at all, in grad school. Occupational therapy and eating disorders aren't commonly considered together, yet there is a need in the field of eating disorder treatment that as OTs, we are practically designed to meet!

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Topics:CareersClinicaleating disordersexperiential modalitiesinpatient treatmentnutritionoutpatient treatmenttreatment

Written by Kyla Salisbury, Published on October 24, 2017

Iontophoresis and phonophoresis are intervention options therapists use to treat several different physical conditions.

Physical agent modalities (PAMs) include superficial modalities such as thermotherapy and cryotherapy, and deep modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and the application of topical medications. The two forms of topical medication application include iontophoresis and phonophoresis. Unfortunately, in educational settings and in practice, iontophoresis and phonophoresis are under-discussed and underutilized.

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Topics:agentapplicationClinicaliontophoresismodalitiesmodalityPAMsphonophoresisphysicaltreatment

Written by Matthew Alpert, OTR/L, Published on December 28, 2016

Client-centered treatment is the essence of occupational therapy.

Our foundations of occupational therapy are focused on the patient's goals and barriers to improve their occupational performance.

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Topics:Client CenteredClinicalpatientstips for new gradstreatment

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