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Occupational Therapy in the NICU: ‘We’re Your Developmental Team’

Did you know that our NICU care team features neonatal occupational therapists? Nicole, one of those neonatal OTs, sheds light on their role in a NICU setting.

Occupational Therapy in the NICU: ‘We’re Your Developmental Team’

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A Certified Hand Therapist’s Top Tips for Safe Gardening

Along with adding a pop of color and beauty to your yard, gardening is a great way to get active and enjoy the spring weather – once the rain stops...

A Certified Hand Therapist’s Top Tips for Safe Gardening

A close up view of a blue pop-it fidget toy in a child's hands as he plays with it.

Preparedness Tips for Sensory-Intense Environments: How to Help Your Children

For parents of children who struggle with sensory processing, a sensory emergency can occur without warning. Get tips on how to prepare ahead of time to ease stress for both you and your child.

Preparedness Tips for Sensory-Intense Environments: How to Help Your Children

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Rehab Patient Shares Remarkable Recovery: 'Every Day We Make Progress'

Raphael Campos is writing his own comeback story. South Shore Health is helping him do it.

Rehab Patient Shares Remarkable Recovery: 'Every Day We Make Progress'

Colin O'Donnell, an occupational therapist poses for a photo outside the VNA offices

Colin O'Donnell: It’s Rewarding to Help People Recover the Way They Want – at Home

November is National Home Care Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated, nurses, therapists and social workers who provide skilled...

Colin O'Donnell: It’s Rewarding to Help People Recover the Way They Want – at Home

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Hand Tendon Injuries: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Your hands feature dozens of tendons that help you make a fist, grip objects, and more. Learn more about common tendon injuries and the available treatment options.

Hand Tendon Injuries: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

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More, More, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Seeking

Disruptive behavior in your child can be difficult - but there may be more to it than simple behavior. Learn more about sensory seeking, sensory processing disorder, and how occupational therapy can help.

More, More, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Seeking

A little girl covers her ears due to sensory sensitivities

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in a café with a friend, grabbing a late lunch after a day at the beach. You’re trying to relax and enjoy the...

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities