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When OTs Wore White Shoes

Body Mechanics
January 26, 2016 3:02 PM by Debra Karplus
A friend of mine had a successful career as a dental hygienist but ultimately needed to "retire" much sooner than she would have wanted to due to carpal tunnel syndrome and other problems in her wrists and hands which she attributes to the required body Read More...
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The Paralympics
November 10, 2015 11:48 AM by Debra Karplus
I am a member of the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board here in my town. Via a recent city event, I met a lovely young woman who is employed by the city's public works department, specifically recycling. Over dinner, several of us started talking and Read More...
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Yoga as OT Practice
January 27, 2014 11:01 AM by Debra Karplus
Performing heavy lifting at home without bending at the knees was simply stupid, given the decades of experience I have as an occupational therapist. As a result, the soreness in my lower back ranged in intensity throughout each day and I awoke each morning Read More...
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