A holistic healthcare profession aimed at promoting health by enabling clients to perform meaningful and purposeful activities across a lifespan. OT’s take a thorough history, provide a physical and cognitive examination to identify deficits and develop a treatment plan. The goal is to maximize daily living and work skills of their clients with physical, mental or developmental conditions. Additionally, OT’s seek to adapt the environment, modify tasks, teach skills, and educate clients and their families to achieve their goals.
ADL training Adaptive equipment
Therapeutic exercise Manual techniques (soft tissue massage, myofascial release, mobilization)
Modalities (electrical stimulation, ultrasound, moist heat/ice)