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How Can Occupational Therapy Help You?

Posted Jan 14 2009 8:23pm

Many people are confused by the word “occupation” when it comes to occupational therapy (OT). When OT is offered as a treatment option, people often respond by saying “I don’t need to find a job”!

Actually, the word “occupation” refers to ‘everyday life activity’. Occupational Therapy (OT) is a healthcare profession that focuses on the performance of the broad range of occupations that make up a person’s life. OT promotes independence by improving skills and teaching alternative ways to help people stay active and enable them to perform the things they what and need to do.

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