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... useful, really helped me change my perspective. With my new perspective, I find it very easy to adapt an activity to let it work for therapy. An activity that I still feel uncomfortable with is how to stretch the client out so that they feel stretch, but not so much that there could be damage to the client’s muscles. In almost every session, the therapist would stretch the client’s muscles and the therapist did show the other student and me how to stretch the fingers and wrist in one way. I feel comfortable stretching a client in those places, but I feel that I need more guidance on how to stretch the client in other areas. Overall, I feel that I have learned so much for my first observation opportunity at Nazareth College and I know that rest of my occupational therapy curriculum will extensively prepare me to be a helpful and knowledgeable occupational therapist.
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