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Conditions That Can Be Treated with Occupational Therapy

Conditions That Can Be Treated with Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) is defined by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) as the therapeutic treatment for people to develop, recover, or maintain their everyday skills. Occupational therapists often work with people with mental disabilities, injuries, or impairments in order...
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Key Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Older Adults

Key Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Older Adults

Occupational therapy (OT) is a blend of mental, physical, and psychological exercises to enable patients to perform everyday activities. These tasks include basic activities such as driving, getting dressed, eating, and even walking! OT interventions commonly include helping children or...
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How Occupational Therapy Helps Children

How Occupational Therapy Helps Children

Occupational therapy (OT) presents an excellent opportunity for people of all ages with physical or cognitive disabilities to become as independent as possible. Through exercises, patients improve their everyday skills and give them a sense of accomplishment. If a person...
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Occupational Therapy 101

Occupational Therapy 101

What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapy (OT) is designed to help people with physical and/or mental limitations. Occupational therapists assist their patients in maintaining independence regarding their activities of daily living (ADLs). This term refers to any and all tasks...
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