Occupational therapy is a form of healthcare that focuses on the patient’s ability to function and participate in day-to-day activities such as getting dressed, going to work, going to school, and participating in social activities.
Occupational therapy is available to individuals of all ages and walks of life and helps to promote independence as well as overall health and well-being.
Some of the benefits of occupational therapy include:
Registered occupational therapists (OTs) work in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care and personalized therapy programs. They assess clients and determine specialized treatment included exercises and assistive technology.
They may work in a hospital with stroke sufferers, in classrooms with children, or in outpatient programs with clients suffering from mental illness.
Physiotherapy is a treatment method that uses the science of movement to help people restore, maintain, and maximize their motion, strength, and function using natural, evidence-based approaches to reduce pain and promote well-being.
Physiotherapy allows for the fast and optimal repair of the body while treating a variety of conditions to improve the client’s quality of life.
Some of the benefits of physiotherapy include:
Physiotherapists also work with a team of health care professionals to help meet their patient’s healthcare needs.
Their in-depth knowledge of how the body works means that they specialize in hands-on physical skills in order to assess, diagnose, and treat the symptoms of illness, injury, and disability.