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Occupational therapy is a healthcare profession that helps people with physical, developmental or emotional needs.

OT is the only therapy whose primary focus is to improve specific self-care skills. These skills include: eating, dressing, using the bathroom, bathing, completing hygiene tasks, getting into the tub, getting on to the toilet, and other necessary tasks such as fixing meals.

An Occupational Therapist not only practices these skills at any point during recovery, but the therapist will provide compensatory techniques (as needed) to improve an individual’s ability to complete these self-care tasks following a change in functional abilities.

Benefits of Occupational Therapy

 1.     Occupational Therapy Improves Strength and Endurance for Functional Tasks.

2.     Occupational Therapy Can Also Work on Functional Cognition and Visual Deficits.

3.     Occupational Therapists are great at Caregiver Training.

4.     Occupational Therapists are Experts in Adaptive Equipment and Home Modifications.

At Care First Rehab, our Occupational Therapy team is ready to help you maximize your functional independence so that your quality of life improves.

In our program, we emphasize the evaluation and treatment of functional limitations which may be caused by accident or injury, illness, birth defects, developmental disabilities, or other health-related conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, cancer and others.

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