Ask an Expert: How Can Therapy Help If I Have a Rotator Cuff Tear?

Question: What does the rotator cuff do, and how can therapy help if I have a rotator cuff tear?

Answer: The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that work together to perform rotational movements of the upper …

Ask an Expert: How Long Will it Take to Recover From a Stroke and When Should I Start Therapy?

Question: How long will it take to recover from a stroke and when should I start therapy?

Answer: Every stroke is different, just as every person is different. Generally, you will see the most improvement or recovery within …

Ask an Expert: Why Do I Need Speech Therapy If I Can Talk Fine?

Question: Why do I need speech therapy if I can talk fine?

Answer: Though our title of Speech-Language Pathologist suggests we focus on speech only, our scope of practice is much broader!

In addition to speech and language, SLPs assess …

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Ask an Expert: Can PT Relieve My Pelvic Pain?

Question: Can physical therapy relieve my pelvic pain?

Answer: Yes! A pelvic health physical therapist is trained to evaluate and treat the possible causes of abdominal and pelvic pain to include muscle tightness, joint dysfunction, irritation of nerves, weakness, and …

Easy Steps to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

Good bladder habits can improve bladder control whereas poor bladder habits can lead to poor bladder control. Here are four steps to keep your bladder healthy!

Step 1 — Use Good Toilet Habits

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Rehabilitation for Stroke Survivors: Speech and Motor Recovery

May is National Better Speech & Hearing Awareness Month, and we thank all Tx:Team Speech-Language Pathologists for their continued dedication to their patient, their community, and to Tx:Team. During this month, we want to raise awareness about hearing and speech …

Debunking Speech-Language Pathology Myths

In honor of National Speech-Language-Hearing Month, we’re dispelling some misconceptions to highlight the vital role of speech therapy.

Myth #1: Speech therapy is only for those with lisps or stutters.

While addressing lisps and stutters is indeed a common aspect …

Ask an Expert: Can OT Help My Mom Feed Herself?

Question: My mom has dementia and seems to have forgotten how to use her silverware to feed herself. Can OT help?

Answer: Yes! Sometimes, as dementia progresses, people can have more difficulty feeding themselves. OTs can figure out what’s getting …

OT Solutions: Adaptive Equipment

Adaptive Equipment (AE) are pieces of equipment to compensate for a physical limitation, promote safety, and promote independence. They are used to facilitate completion of daily activities such as dressing, feeding, bathing, grooming, and functional mobility. One may also hear

Debunking Occupational Therapy Myths

In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month this April, we want to debunk some common misconceptions about this vital profession.

Myth #1: Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy are Interchangeable

While both Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Physical Therapists (PTs) utilize their expertise …