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Does your pain prevent you from doing activities as you would like? Whether it’s your job, your everyday activities or even your hobbies that are affected, our occupational therapist can help you regain your independence.
The objective in occupational therapy is to help you regain your autonomy and the abilities required to carry out your daily tasks, mainly using activity as a therapeutic medium. With this approach, the occupational therapist considers and can intervene both on the patient’s abilities, his/her environment and occupations. He/she can evaluate and treat patients with musculoskeletal, neurological, cognitive or psychological lesions.
Due to an injury or an accident, it may be difficult to maintain a balance and succeed in carrying out activities, although this is essential for physical and psychological well-being.
Why and when to consult an occupation therapist?
When pain interferes with or may interfere with the realization of your daily activities, your work or your leisure activities.
Types of injuries that can be treated in occupational therapy:
Concretly, the occupational therapist can :
The occupational therapist in mental health assesses how a person’s social engagement is affected by their emotional, cognitive, or physical abilities. In evaluation and intervention, he/shee considers routine, occupational balance and obstacles that impede functioning. The occupational therapist can therefore accompany the patient in the gradual recovery of his or her activities and in the adoption of healthy lifestyles in order to improve his or her quality of life. He/she can also give strategies to the patient to help him/her overcome his/her difficulties, which will be beneficial for both his/her well-being and functioning. The resumption of healthy lifestyle habits and a quick return to a good level of functioning both reduce symptoms of the disease and improve the quality of life.
Here are a few reasons why you would want to consult an occupational therapist:
Occupational therapy interventions include:
The occupational therapist can help children who are experiencing difficulties on a daily basis, at school or at home. To do this, the therapist will consider the different spheres of their development (motor, perceptual, cognitive, emotional and sensory).
Here are different reasons for consultation in occupational therapy:
An injury on the hand or wrist may affect your ability to perform your daily activities. Our occupational therapist will be able to assess your hand capacities (strength, mobility, sensitivity, etc.) in order to target your difficulties at work, in your everyday activities and in your leisure activities.
Services offered: Orthosis manufacturing, edema control, pain management, exercise program and functional activities
Types of hand problems: