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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Occupational therapy: Occupational therapy is a holistic healthcare profession that aims to promote health by enabling individuals to perform meaningful and purposeful acti ... Read More

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
19 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: The reason you are sent for occupational therapy usually determines when you can start. Ask your healthcare professional for the best answer.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Early: It can be started early after your injury or surgery
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to provide background information on a health issue before you ask a specific related question. Your posts are ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience sports medicine
OT help: Ot can help by strengthening the various muscles, improving flexibility of the joint and surrounding muscles and instituting modality intervention tha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the reason the child is referred there.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Who for occupational: Any one who has temporary nerological or long term muscloskeletal/neurological injury/disease which may or may not be reversible.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience Pain Management
OT not declining: Occupational Therapy is not a declining field. This field remains important for those recovering from various acute conditions and those experiencing ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience sports medicine
OT help: A person/patient can specifically request from the examining physician that he/she would like to work with an occupational therapist. If the person ha ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Referral from your doctor, assuming there is a good reason to get to ot in the first place.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Skills for job/life: Occupational therapy is a type of physical therapy to improve one's engagement of activities of daily living and their occupation. It includes reintro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
School: Ask the teacher. The public schools usually supply a program for handicapped kids.

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