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Can Occupational Therapists Work With Athletes
They Should: There are societies for the blind in most metropolitan areas. These tend to be custom made for visual problems. Different eye diseases cause different losses and different disabilities. But ot could certainly help with doing daily activities with decreased or no vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do occupational therapists in mental health do? They get involved with counseling or educating patients?
Teach living skills: Occupational therapists assist patients to improve their ability to function in life by focusing on improvement of activities and instrumental activities of daily living. They assess motor and cognitive abilities and assist people w/ disabilities in grooming, bathing, dressing themselves, & functioning in a work place. They counsel, help clients problem solve & teach the use of adaptive equipment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Trainers will typically spend one session evaluating you and helping you set realistic goals for yourself whether it be strength, endurance, or cardio fitness. Most trainers will cross train their clients for strength and cardio fitness. If you clearly outline what you want to get out of the training package you will be less likely to be disappointed. ...Read more
Many : Both are therapists (not physicians) that work to improve overall function in different ways. Occupational therapist work primarily to improve functional activities such as bathing or dressing. The physical therapists tent to treat physical problems affecting mobility (walking). There are many more differences and overlap between what they do (too long to detail here). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a mental health occupational therapist open their own practice and do psychotherapy sessions?
Can a psychiatric nurse practitioner do a clinical social workers job since they can prescribe and do therapy and a social worker can only do therapy?
Perhaps, depends: Social worker typically is armed with more knowledge of community resources for your specific needs. Their work is more dedicated to getting you connected with resources. Technically a psych NP could also possess this knowledge but may not. The NP's work is more geared toward treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical therapy: Aquatic therapy is a kind of physical therapy used in different diseases. To decide whether it is appropriate in your case and how best it can be used, you will need to be referred to physical therapy. The physical therapist will be able to tell you if your injury is best treated by it and if so, you will be prescribed a regimen that you will follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recertifying as personal trainer- how can trainers work with physicians to get training costs offset by client's insurance?
Good luck...: It is all about politics. Our physician fees are being cut quite a lot. You have the PT association that is making it more difficult for you. My advise, may have to get your PT degree. Check your state society and see what they suggest. ...Read more
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. They will teach you how to care for your self, you personal grooming, cooking, cleaing, toileting, and the activites you do every day. They will show you easier ways, better ways, short cuts and provide you with assistive devices to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists are all considered necessary if stroke?
Yes: Whole team is.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: An occupational medicine physician wears different hats. Depending on what they do, they may have a duty to inform your employer of safety risks that you may pose to yourself and others due to certain medical conditions that you have. For example, if you have a cdl and you develop diabetes and take insulin, and the occ med doc finds out, they are required to inform your employer of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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