Occupational therapists work with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to or are expected to, to enable them to participate in the activities of everyday life.
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 help people with permanent disabilities perform daily tasks with greater ease by showing them how to use adaptive equipment.
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.