• Part I – Getting Back On Track The beginning of the new school year is a good time to restart routines that may have fallen behind during the warm days......

  • The change of season are traditionally a time for new beginnings and fresh starts.  This year has even more reason for reactivation than other years.  As we begin the summer......

  • Brain injury happens in an instant. It does not discriminate, nor does it only impact one person. Brain injury changes the lives of people of all ages, genders and ethnicities,......

  • The long weekend is approaching and summer is finally in sight.  If you are recovering from injury, illness or have limited mobility, the joys of gardening are still within your......

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  • Decreased duration of sleep can lead to health consequences, as eventually it can compromise your immune system, making you more susceptible to illnesses.  Lack of proper sleep has also been......

  • Tackle one project group at a time.  Break things down into manageable sized projects.  Start with one category at a time, such as clothing, papers, knick knacks, photographs, etc. If......

  • Not every person who lives with clutter is a hoarder.  There can be many reasons that people have for hanging on to things that have long outlived their usefulness, enjoyment......

  • Perhaps your usual winter plans didn’t happen as planned this year.  Instead of enjoying a sunny warm winter escape, you are enduring the cold weather. As if that is not......

  • It’s been a very long year, that 2020.  At least it seems that way.  For most of us, the perception of the days of the week, time of day, even......

  • Preparing for the winter holiday festive season has always involved anticipation, the excitement of get-togethers with friends and family, office parties, gift exchanges, and other winter traditions.  Trying to keep......

  • Any day now, we will hear that inevitable weather forecast:  SNOW FLURRIES EXPECTED.  Now is the time for you to prepare your vehicle for the upcoming winter weather.  Being winter......

  • Spring forward, fall back.  We are approaching that time of year again where we turn our clocks back an hour and reclaim the hour that we lost in the spring......

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  • What an unusual Thanksgiving we will be having this year.  The pandemic numbers are once again surging, situations and rules that were put in place yesterday have changed once again......

  • Similar to the Freshman 15, where students who are away from home for the first time find that they have gained weight, notably around 15 pounds, the “COVID 19” weight......

  • And so begins another school year.  In previous years, it would bring a sigh of relief to busy parents looking for a return to routine after an active summer. They......

  • Proudly, we are working together as a society to carry on through these unpredictable COVID-19 times.  We have adapted well to previously unfamiliar routines, such as carrying hand sanitizer with......

  • Video on nomination for OBIA Award:  https://vimeo.com/446481488 We are honoured and excited to announce that PiOT Occupational Therapy Services has been nominated for the prestigious 2020 Rehabilitation Company of the Year......

  • Working from home seems to be a good option for you and your employer even after the pandemic is over.  You have agreed to give it a try to see......

  • The COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting quarantine has brought many changes and disruptions to our daily lives.  If you are receiving therapy services, it is likely that during this quarantine......

  • Glorious summer days. Canadian winters seem to hang on far too long (remember those snowfalls in May?) and we all look forward to the warmth of summer. Now that it......

  • The model of the workplace is evolving.  During the pandemic, many businesses quickly had to transition to a virtual platform to provide a safer environment for their workers.  Out of......

  • Workplace accidents and motor vehicle collisions can happen to any one of us, causing physical impairments that can immediately change our lives. Sometimes disabilities like brain injury or mental and......

  • It saddens me to read the details of the recently released reports on the state of some of the long term care facilities in Ontario.  It is our duty as......

  • Our country is taking careful steps to reopen.  There is much chatter about creating the “NEW NORMAL”.  One might argue philosophically about the meaning of “normal”, and if there ever......

  • At first, the self-quarantine was measured in days.  We can beat this quickly, we thought, and get back to normal. Soon we were measuring this time in weeks, now in......

  • Mental Health Awareness week runs from May 4-10, 2020. With the current COVID-19 situation, it is particularly significant to be sensitive to the mental health needs of our clients.  The isolation......

  • IntenSati – Energize YourSelf Energize Your Business Luncheon Workshop: The first time Arvinder Gaya tried an IntenSati class in 2015, she knew she had to find a way to incorporate the practice into her life and her work....

  • Clients who have been concurrently diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/Addictions Issues. The impact of trauma itself can be far-reaching and enduring and often results in longer term symptoms at the physical...

  • There comes a point in time when you wonder if things are still OK. Sure, there are obvious situations such as illnesses or falls which will alert you, but most times, things are not this obvious....

  • PiOT was featured in OT NOW,  in an article on page 17,  that outlines a new model of Student Placement in Private Practice....

  • Clients often wonder what exactly the role of an occupational therapist (OT) is in their care following a motor vehicle accident. By definition, occupational therapy...

  • Arvinder Gaya talks with Sarah Palmer about new years resolutions and the importance of goal setting in rehabilitation and in life.  They discuss how to set a goal and make......

  • We live in a cultural mosaic nation with over 200 ethnic groups living within Canada. Immigration is an important part of our country, as it contributes to valuable economic, social......

  • Sarah Palmer of NeuroConnect interviews Arvinder Gaya of P.I.O.T. about the role of Occupational Therapists in the Rehabilitation of people who have been in serious Motor Vehicle Accident collisions....

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  • Part I – Getting Back On Track The beginning of the new school year is a good time to restart routines that may have fallen behind during the warm days...

  • Perhaps your usual winter plans didn’t happen as planned this year.  Instead of enjoying a sunny warm winter escape, you are enduring the cold weather. As if that is not...

  • Any day now, we will hear that inevitable weather forecast:  SNOW FLURRIES EXPECTED.  Now is the time for you to prepare your vehicle for the upcoming winter weather.  Being winter...

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