Occupational therapists help people of all ages to participate in all the activities they want to and need to by using their occupations and daily activities therapeutically.
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 school children who are disabled, or have difficulty doing normal tasks or have a developmental disability by modifying school equipment making it more accommodating, and by helping them participate in school activities.
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.