Frequently asked Occupational Therapy questions

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Frequently asked Occupational Therapy questions

An OT is required to have a degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited healthcare university. Some OTs have specializations in areas such as Neuro-Developmental Treatment or DIR Floortime. Please see achievements listed on this website for your occupational therapist’s credentials.

Mighty Oaks Therapies is a licensed provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO/HMO plans. We also have an out-of-pocket pay rate for those looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable, and accessible therapist for your family’s needs.

Unlike western medicine, homeopathic remedies do not come with a list of side effects. Homeopathy is considered a gentle medicine. When taking a remedy, a former symptom can return during the healing process. Also, a current symptom can be aggravated when the body is healing. But this means the body is open to responding to this remedy. Examples might be red flushed cheeks are warmer than typical or restlessness is heightened for a time.

You will need a prescription from your doctor to receive OT services and the prescription will be required at your evaluation. The first visit will be an assessment using standardized occupational therapy assessments as the client is able to participate. Goals are determined and set based on identified deficits and the level of importance that the family places on addressing these deficits. Your occupational therapist will guide you in understanding childhood development so that measurable goals will be realistic based on achievable proposed results.

This is an individualized medicine. Some people report next day shifts and some report a shift a month into treatment. It depends on the vitality of the body and the rate of action in the selected remedy.

Occupational therapy services are provided to clients who have identified developmental delays, under-developed motor skills, visual perceptual and visual-motor difficulties, upper extremity dysfunction, adaptive behavior skill difficulties, or need assistance with activities related to daily living skills (i.e.: toileting, dressing, grooming, etc).

Schedule for an initial consultation. A 1-2 hour meeting will take place, whether in person or over a media platform. The client (if verbal) and the parent of the client are asked a series of questions to get to the heart of the case. After the meeting, the practitioner will determine a good remedy match to help with healing.

OT is a skilled service assisting clients with identified conditions to help gain independence. Using trialed strategies, an occupational therapist helps your child advance with their brain, muscles, and senses. Results come in the form of cognitive, behavioral, developmental progression that the child had difficulty progressing forward with prior.

Children– first aid, symptoms of autism, sensory processing disorder, expressive language delays, PANDAS, impulsivity, attention deficits, decreased social skills, bedwetting, aggression, cough and colds, hives, and it can help alleviate symptoms of common childhood illnesses such as sore throat, chicken pox, or ear infections.

Teenagers– concentration difficulties, hypersensitivities, apathy, surgical healing, depression, fear and anxiety, sports injuries, strained muscles or cramps, mood swings, effects of puberty, athlete’s foot, flu symptoms, eczema, food poisoning, test-taking or performance anxiety, allergies, sunburns, acne, bee stings, difficulty concentrating, and swimmer’s ear.

Men/Women– gastrointestinal issues, work stressors, seasickness and airplane sickness, jet lag, seasonal allergies, ulcers, sleeplessness, mycotoxin illness, side effects of medicine, PTSD, Hashimoto’s, arthritis complaints, hormonal imbalances such as poly-cystic ovarian syndrome, chronic headaches, eye strain, vision disorders, PMS, abscesses, menopause, grief, labor and post-partum issues, low energy levels, morning sickness, varicose veins, hair loss, skin issues, infertility, libido changes, and UTIs.

Along with many more. These lists are only a snapshot.

A homeopathic remedy is a substance provided to the body at the lowest dosing amount necessary to provide just a spark for the body’s healing capacity to begin correcting itself.
To find out more about homeopathic remedies, what they are made from, the federal regulation of this medicine, and how they are made, including dilution and potency, check out this website:

Alternative medicine, around since the late 1700s. It uses simple substances to heal disorder in the body. In its purest form, a plant, mineral, or animal remedy is provided to an unwell individual to spark the body’s own ability to heal itself. Homeopathy focuses on what your body does with that spark, not on the medicine itself.