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Spring Injury Prevention Tips

Participation in sports and recreational activities is part of a healthy and active lifestyle, but injuries do occur. Luckily, there are many ways to prevent and treat injuries in spring…

Dedication to the Practice of Physical Therapy

This award recognizes outstanding clinicians and clinical teachers in the state of New Jersey, who have made significant contributions to the practice of physical therapy. Bayruns, who has been an…

Nursing Clinical Excellence Award Winners

Diane Lanham Award Winner: Jessy Koshy BSN, RN, CRRN Clinical Nurse III: Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine The Dianne Lanham Award recognizes the importance of leadership competencies as a component…

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Understanding Inpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation

At the 18-bed Brain Injury Recovery Center (BIRC) at Penn Rehab, we help patients after they have been discharged from acute care, but before they are ready to return home.…

The Update: April 2017

Occupational Therapy Month! April is National Occupational Therapy Month, an annual awareness celebration created by The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This month allows us to recognize how occupational therapists…

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Psychiatric Care

Gina Daniels, MS, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist on the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Pennsylvania Hospital. As the only occupational therapist assigned to the psychiatry unit, Gina manages multiple occupational…

National Occupational Therapy Month

Occupational therapists work with patients to meet goals by working on their abilities to: Independently provide self-care (bathing, brushing teeth, moving independently around the house, etc.) Modify repetitive movements that…