Occupational therapists are concerned with the occupations of people and how those affect their health.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists help clients rehabilitate after injuries or during old age by helping them regain their daily lives, assessing and modifying their homes to improve mobility and accessibility and by teaching the client and their caretakers how to use equipment (such as wheelchairs) to facilitate normal functioning.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists treat people who have difficulty in performing their chosen daily activities by therapeutic use of everyday activities.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR
Occupational therapists may provide early intervention therapy to infants who have or may run the risk of having developmental delays.
DID YOU KNOW?
Occupational therapy greatly expanded as a profession post the World War I, where injured war veterans were given assistance both mentally and physically to help reintegration into civilian life.