Healthcare has changed radically over the last few years. Moving towards telehealth has been pretty easy for me… I was already doing it! However, through conversations with my peers I know this isn’t the case for many. I’ve lost track of the number of healthcare professionals who’ve told me ‘they’re so glad to be back…Continue reading Uncomfortable? Good. Use it.
Heatwaves really do hit disabled people hard. It’s a shame there’s wasn’t time for me to share more tips but it’s awesome to get this message out there on the BBC. So, here’s the link and I’ll pop some more tips up too! Evaporation cooling works well with a spray bottle of water. Just mist…Continue reading How to survive a Heatwave.
Matt and Jordan are back with more myths, tips and products.The guest interview this week is Bruce Rolls. Bruce is a humanistic psychotherapist who gives us a thoughtful take on how his own experiences of sexuality inform his work. You can find Bruce at www.therapyaccess.co.uk style=”font-size: 10px; color: #cccccc;line-break: anywhere;word-break: normal;overflow: hidden;white-space: nowrap;text-overflow: ellipsis; font-family: Interstate,Lucida…Continue reading JBOT Podcast with Jordan. Episode 3
Hello everyone. Derek the student physiotherapist here. I’m near the end of my placement now. I’ve made a little presentation about Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome or (PoTS). I know this is a common condition among the EDS and HSD community. As a physiotherapist I am fascinated how exercise and physical activity can be the cause,…Continue reading Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: is exercise ‘Hair of the dog’ therapy?
COVID-19 has changed the world in a whole lot of ways. After a year of Lockdowns and the vaccination roll-out many of us can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. Not long after the first few cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the UK I remember having a couple of discussions.…Continue reading Long-COVID
A little update… There are many career goals I set for myself when I started out as an OT. One I never really thought I’d accomplish was to be a practice educator. Who would want a virtual placement with someone who works 15 hours a week from bed? Well, fast forward one pandemic later and…Continue reading Welcome LSBU student Ellen Reed-Walsh
2020 has definitely been a roller-coaster.. mostly made up of scary downhill parts and sudden drops. For many folks with pre-existing conditions (myself included) the last few months have been downright scary. The lack of information around what actually constituted a risk meant that many people were in a weird no man’s land where they…Continue reading Coronavirus Shielding: Advice for rejoining the world
Advice and coping strategies for Key workers and front line staff by Jo Southall, Independent Occupational Therapist
Top tips for staying happy and healthy during social distancing and self-isolation.
Permaculture principles to simplify your gardening. Cut your workload and improve your ecosystem too.