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what is an occupational therapist assistant

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Dr. Robert O'Leary
35 years experience Pain Management
Degree and License: Ota's require two years of college and a state license. Salaries commensurate with experience and location in the $40k's.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
OT: Occupational therapists treat patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these p ... Read More
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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
MA: You can find a pretty exhaustive list on line according to the area you live in
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Not in the : Hospital where i work. Don't go for stereotypes! do what you want to do! men make great nurses! great physical therapists! great occupational ther ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
OT: Entirely up to you. Talk to an ot person & see if what u hear is enticing to u . Good luck.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Hands, splints, adl: They do hand therapy, fabricate splints and evaluate and train for adl's.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
OT: An ot helps people of all ages to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living & working environments. They help people with disabilit ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Occupational therapi: It is like any other medical profession where you come in contact with many different patients and design specific therapies for each one of them and ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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Upper Extremity: An occupational therapist works on disorders of the upper extremity only. You can think of them as a physical therapist that focuses only on the uppe ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Ot do a lot of different things. They help people regain independence with things like dressing, bathing, toileting, showering etc after illness and o ... Read More

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