This blog chronicles my OT journey starting from 2006 in the beginning of OT school, through 9 months of fieldwork, to my first year as an OT working in rural Deep South in physical dysfunction, to my transition into an elementary school system district in California. I'm in my third year now and learning new things every day. My mind is constantly blown by the amazingness of OT!
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Occupational therapy students learn about splinting...from the infamous Julie
One of the girls in the OT class below us has hurt her wrist, and needs a nocturnal resting hand splint. Guess what! My OT class knows how to make those! When I was looking through my pictures trying to find a picture of Neal, since my search function in Windows Explorer KEEPS HAVING AN ERROR AUGH, I found this picture of us trying to draw out splint patterns....(you draw them on paper towels based on a person's individual anatomy, then you trace them bigger onto this material, then you dip it into warm water baths so you can cut it and mold it...)