People recovering from COVID-19 may benefit from including yoga, especially yoga breathing practices, into their rehabilitation plan. Read to learn more.
“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” Princess diana Wrist pain after pregnancy doesn’t have to become a barrier to enjoying life with your new bundle of joy. While the cause is likely due to the extended time you now spend holding your baby and lugging around that car seat, there are someContinue reading “Overcome Postpartum Wrist Pain with these Simple Tips to Improve Everyday Life”
At Embody OT, most of the focus is on mind-body modalities; however, I wanted to share this tool that was very helpful to me when I was working in outpatient pediatrics. This is ONLY a scoring sheet for each version of the Sensory Profile-2 and the Sensory Processing Measure assessments. The purpose of this toolContinue reading “Therapist Tool: Scoring Spreadsheets for the Sensory Profile-2 and the Sensory Processing Measure”
The Embody OT Philosophy is built on the principle that establishing healthy habits is at the core of wellness. The adage, “consistency is key” is so important when it comes to being healthy and managing chronic conditions. The foundation of Embody OT is built on the three concepts of embody, empower, engage and make upContinue reading “The Embody OT Philosophy”
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Getting and finding the durable medical equipment (DME) can be a challenge… here is a PDF for the current equipment lending closets/programs in Southern Arizona. I currently work in the home health setting with primarily older adults and many of our clients are in need of affordable options for durable medical equipment. Insurance companies, includingContinue reading “Where Can I Get a Shower Chair?!”
Heidi Carpenter, OTD, OTR/L, RYT®200, Pn1 Heidi Carpenter is a native of Arizona and grew up in Gilbert. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Northern Arizona University in 2009 and earned her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Creighton University, in Omaha, Nebraska, December 2014. Following graduation, she completed a year-long pediatricContinue reading “Meet Heidi”
Recently, I had the privilege of sharing my passion for yoga with my colleagues and they asked if I would teach a class at work. Of course I jumped on this opportunity and I wanted to tailor this class specifically for their needs… Many of us in the home health world spend HOURS a dayContinue reading “Car Yoga”
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