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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jun Garcia
28 years experience Family Medicine
With family help too: It really depends on the severity and the specific disability. However, typically an ot will work with your child and your family to assist in increa ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Depends: It really depends on the disability. The term occupational therapy is really inaccurate. In most cases it has nothing to do with an occupation. Ots ar ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Testing one's limits: This is a technical way of saying that the ot wants to see exactly how one performs a particular "activity"; whether it be holding a fork, manipulatin ... Read More
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Activity: The term “activity analysis” is used in occupational therapy to describe an evaluation of a patient who is getting ready to start therapy, in which ca ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Help upper extremiti: Can help your treatment for hands and upper extremity. Your rheumatologist can help guide you in this therapy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Occupational: therapy can help someone feel better about themselves, accomplish more in life thereby enhancing self confidence & self esteem. Since it impacts o ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of ways!: On ot can help you to do the adl's (activites of daily living) that you as a disabled person need to be able to do to be as independenta as you can. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Rafal
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
OT can be helpful: After a stroke the function of the arm or hand may be affected. If this is the case the ability to do basic activities of daily living can be impaired ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Hopeful improvement: Hi...Occupational therapy (along with other rebailitative services) can be very helpful to children with a broad spectrum of developmental disabilitie ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
24 years experience Neurology
Plasticity: Though a certain part of the brain dies in a stroke (those neurons/ brain cells are lost forever) the surviving neurons can often form new connections ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily: While it certainly is possible to focus on an element of occupational therapy that affects populations, most often it is very targeted to individual n ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Occupational Therapy: Ot for mental health provides goal-directed activities to help patients develop the skills and obtain the supports needed for independent, interdepend ... Read More

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