You may not know it, but OTAs – those who've graduated from a college occupational therapy assistant program – do many things, including helping individuals to overcome musculoskeletal conditions. Musculoskeletal conditions or disorders affect a person's joints, bones, muscles, nerves, as well as tendons and ligaments. According to the World Health Organization, musculoskeletal conditions are the second largest contributor to disability worldwide.
Occupational therapy assistants – those with an occupational therapy assistant degree – contribute profoundly to the range of resources and services every community needs to be its best. Here's a look at the various ways occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) contribute to the health and wellness of their communities.
Taking online classes to start college – or start a new career – can be stressful, but it's reassuring to know you're not alone. More than six million students will begin their career dreams by taking online college courses. Here's why making that decision can work to your advantage.
Sometimes, just when we think we have everything figured out, unexpected circumstances cause a disruption. But for Dr. Justin Grabouski, everything worked out just as it should have. In his case, the disruption was a life-changing baseball injury that led him to choose chiropractic instead of another profession that he had long thought was ideal for him.
Since 1999, the U.S. has celebrated May as National Military Appreciation Month. If you know someone who's on active duty, in the reserves, or is a veteran, thank them for their devotion to serving our country. It's also a good time to help them know of an important non-drug healthcare benefit: access to chiropractic care.