Laura Staton is an Occupational Therapist and Yoga Therapeutics teacher in Brooklyn (OTR/L, E- RYT).
She is also the co-founder of Baby Om, yoga for mothers and babies.Learn More
You feel better. You age better. You look better. You might live longer. Your metabolism and digestion improve. Your heart and your lungs work harder which increases your lung capacity, and O2 exchange so your brain works better. Your bone density will improve which means you will stand up straighter for longer and may get [...]
Exposing the Skeletons in the Closet of SCI Rehab W. Brent Edwards, PhD. •SCI associated with marked bone loss •2x more likely to experience a fx due to minor trauma with small amounts of force •Most valuable window is acute phase SCI rehab. •No intervention yet has demonstrated complete or sustained recovery of SCI bone [...]
Inspired by an organic farm, a cow and a glass jar. Find organic heavy cream. We were given ours from Kate (owner of organic farm) skimming the cream off the top of a bucket of milk, recently taken from a grass fed cow. At present, we have to settle for purchased heavy cream, though still [...]
Biomechanics of the Weight-Bearing Shoulder after SCI: Implications for Clinical PracticeSara Mulroy, PhD. PT Shoulder pain remains a largely untreated problem today (secondary disability) Most common cause is chronic impingement syndrome with 65% displaying evidence of RC tear. 92% with supraspinatus impingement. Study looked at demands that are placed on the shoulder joint with a [...]
One of the nice things about my job is that I learn new things. In late June, I was able to attend the 35th Annual Interdisciplinary Spinal Cord Course at the renowned Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. It was just my second time in Chicago (the first over a decade ago for my cousins wedding), but [...]
Along with traditional OT methods, yoga will be used to remediate and strengthen necessary biomechanical or postural deficits.
Chair yoga is a great way to practice in the comfort of your own home. It helps with flexibility and overall fitness.
Baby Om is a dynamic book, with easy-to-follow, fun yoga programmes specially designed for new mothers and their babies.