Frisbee Is Functional

Photo Credit

True Story:

Situation at work: Group therapy with physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT) and recreation therapy (TR).

Me (a TR): “Helen* (an OT), you can play Frisbee with Mary for therapy.”
Helen: ::holding the Frisbee:: “So, do people actually catch this? Not just dogs?”
Me: ::pause:: “Yes. Have you never played Frisbee?”
Helen: “I’ve seen dogs catch them with their mouths, but not people.”
Me: “Hold on, I need a minute to absorb this. You’re an OT and never played Frisbee?”
Helen: “I only do functional things with people”
My brain: “Well, bless your heart.”
**Name has been changed to protect the ignorant

The Benefits of Frisbee: Find more in the article: Here

Stamina

Balance

Hand-Eye Coordination

Stress Release

Standing Tolerance

Social Engagement

Leisure Education

Cardio

Lower Body Strengthening

Frisbee Is Functional

Advertisements

One thought on “Frisbee Is Functional

  1. Hopefully you explained to Helen that when people play with the frisbee they catch it with their hands and NOT there mouth, as dogs do. Don’t take anything for granted….LOL

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s