Occupational therapy is a professional and evidence-based field utilizing therapeutic engagement in desired and meaningful everyday activities (occupations). It is a holistic approach addressing physical, cognitive, and emotional needs.
Occupational therapy practitioners help people manage their health to be as active and independent as possible with preparatory treatments, exercise, and task specific training. Occupational therapists work in the areas of; children and youth, health and wellness, mental health, productive aging, rehabilitation and disability, and work and industry.
Who Can Benefit From Seeing an Occupational Therapist?
Occupational therapy can be beneficial to people of all ages.
Children and adolescents with developmental, sensory, or social skills needs
Anyone recovering from an injury/illness
Anyone living with chronic health conditions
Anyone wanting to implement health and wellness strategies into their daily routine
Occupational Therapy Services Typically Include...
An individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals. Customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals. An outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan.
Treatment options include but are not limited to:
Fine motor exercises
Gross motor exercises (strengthening and balance)
Life/Social Skills Training
Task specific skills training
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