WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?
- “Occupational Therapy is the use of treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with physical, mental, or developmental condition.” -Wikipedia
- Occupational Therapists are experts at evaluating and analyzing tasks and activities, determining how they may be contributing to pain and dysfunction, and how to manage, remediate, and prevent recurring injury and pain.
- Form of therapy helping individuals participate in things they want or need to do through the use of a variety of treatment techniques. Treatment techniques include, but are not limited to, hands on treatment, cognitive assessment, consulting, training, and caregiver education/training.