Occupational therapists are concerned with the occupations of people and how those affect their health.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists use puzzles, games and group activities to help clients with issues in movement, coordination, strength, cognition and sensation.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists provide assistance to sick, disabled or injured patients by evaluating their conditions and needs and developing goals, teaching different tasks, modifying their environment and demonstrating exercises.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR
An occupational therapist can help patients with a history of alcoholism and substance abuse by helping them rehabilitate to a normal lifestyle and regain independence and confidence.
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.