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Occupational Therapy

OT is focused on what?

Occupational Therapy focuses on the practice of everyday activities in order to improve or restore a person’s capability in the home or workplace to increase independence and resume life roles and responsibilities.
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Occupational therapy is an evidence-based treatment deeply rooted in science. It’s a proven therapy that works in the real world. Interventions include helping people to recover and regain skills from an injury, helping children with disabilities participate in school and social arenas and helping seniors improve cognitive and physical skills. An occupational plan is all-inclusive and includes:

Occupational therapy is similar to physical therapy, but there are differences. While physical therapy focuses on the patient’s ability to perform a movement of the body, occupational therapy focuses on the patient’s ability to perform daily living activities. These therapies complement each other in that one is a perfect adjunct of the other.

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Benefits

The benefits of hand therapy are many:

Overall, occupational therapy goes beyond addressing injuries.

It includes the whole person’s functional needs and implements activities to promote psychological well-being. According to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), in addition to dealing with an individual’s physical well-being, Occupational Therapy practitioners address psychological, social, and environmental factors that may hinder an individual’s functioning in different ways.