What Is Occupational Therapy Anyway? : Occupational Therapy is a relatively new field since World War I, or the early 1900’s. Many still don’t know what type of therapy service it is or provides. I am an occupational therapy practitioner, and I find that although more know what this field entails as time goes on, many are still at a
Dealing With Road Rage – Time to Change Approaches : Every other day now, the press carries some news of more and more examples of road rage in urban India. For a very long time, road rage was something Indians heard about, as happening in America or Europe, and discussed at length. There were discussions about the possible causes, the
Vaccinate – Or Not : Vaccinate – or Not
With the recent Measles outbreak, which seemed to be a world-wide phenomenon, I found it really hard to find any common ground with the current crop of Anti Vaxxers.
When I, my family and friends were growing up, many years ago, it was quite common to have childrens’ measles, mumps, chickenpox
Fractures & Sprains – When There Is No Doctor : Oops it could happen anytime, anywhere, without advance warning, even to the fit, the active, and the healthy. A slip or a fall and – ouch – you’re landed (sometimes literally), with a fracture or a sprain. An expert orthopaedic surgeon outlines emergency procedures to help a victim until he
How to Correctly Use a Prosthesis ; 1) First, how long after an amputation can a prosthesis be installed?
If, when removing the stitches after an amputation surgery, the wound heals well, and there is no inflammation or edema, an amputee can consider installing a prosthesis.
2) Second, what should prosthesis users pay attention to?
Lower leg amputees should focus
In The Face Of Abuse : In the interest of mental health, I recently wrote an article about sibling abuse and how even family members may cause pain by forcing restriction and limitations upon another. Failing to remain respectful. Mental abuse is on the rise and this effects health. Relationships are more fragile than ever. There are those who band