Tag Archives: Occupational Therapy

The lost art and the hidden treasure

Jennifer Bingham Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   It is the moment we catch ourselves wishing someone had mentioned how many pieces were in this puzzle that we look up to find progress. Photo by Pixabay from Pexels. The puzzle box is empty and the pieces are scattered across the table. After all, a puzzle was never meant […]

Elizabeth Casson

Victoria Bates United Kingdom   Dr. Elizabeth Casson Reproduced with permission of the Elizabeth Casson Trust Dr. Elizabeth Casson (1881-1954) is often overlooked in the history of medicine and the medical humanities. Despite being awarded an OBE and being amongst the first female doctors in the UK, scholarship on her work has largely been confined […]

New life

Hannah Joyner Takoma Park, Maryland, United States   ¬†Photography by dierk schaefer At first I thought I had a sinus infection, expecting to come home with a course of antibiotics. The doctor initially agreed, but when he heard my account of facial numbness spreading around my left eye, he referred me immediately to a neurologist, […]