Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

Jess and Natalie explore the anatomical changes that contribute to lymphedema, and talk with Certified Lymphedema Specialist Kaye Rubio about strategies for daily management of chronic lymphedema following breast cancer treatment.

2018-01-06T13:16:35+00:00 June 4th, 2017|

Infant Driven Feeding

Jess and Natalie talk with Nicole Habovick about the emerging science supporting infant-driven feeding protocols to be used in the NICU.

2018-03-29T18:32:20+00:00 May 7th, 2017|

Bonus: AOTA Debrief

Inside the Episode In this bonus episode, Natalie and Jess review their AOTA experiences and highlights. Roger Smith (Eleanor Clark Slagle lecture) information: http://uwm.edu/healthsciences/directory/smith-roger/ Centennial history video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XwxFvP5zKA&t=9s

2017-04-09T09:46:55+00:00 April 6th, 2017|

How to Implement a Sensory Diet in the Classroom

In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with pediatric OT Amy Seymore about the range of sensory based and sensory integration treatments for children. They also discuss strategies to implement in a classroom to help children with sensory processing and modulation difficulties to remain focused and engaged.

2018-04-14T13:56:07+00:00 March 26th, 2017|

Regulations: G-Codes, New Evaluation Codes, Advocacy

In this episode, recent changes to documentation, billing and coding are discussed. Jess and Natalie interview guest speaker Sabrena McCarley, who helps explain the details of the updates and the purpose of the changes. She also provides tips for advocacy in the current state of uncertainty in the healthcare industry.

2018-04-14T13:55:04+00:00 March 12th, 2017|

Leisure Exploration and Creativity with Veterans

In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with US Navy Seal veteran Rusty Noesner, who sustained multiple head injuries during his time in Afghanistan. Rusty talks about his therapy process, particularly the multiple benefits he discovered through art therapy. He also talks about his new nonprofit, War Paints.

2018-04-14T13:53:53+00:00 February 26th, 2017|

Digital Media in Childhood Development

This episode was inspired by the article "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should be Banned for Children Under Age 12" which was published in the Huffington Post by a pediatric OT. Natalie and Jess review the evidence behind each argument and how as practitioners, we can better educate parents on safe and appropriate use of digital media.

2018-04-14T13:52:54+00:00 February 12th, 2017|