Occupational-therapy meaning

Occupational therapy is practicing or relearning daily activities by using work or play activities to assist patients in recovering from a physical or mental problem.

An example of occupational therapy is working with a physical therapist to regain the ability to bathe alone.

An example of occupational therapy is learning to walk again by pushing a shopping cart.

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The use of productive or creative activity in the treatment or rehabilitation of physically or emotionally disabled people.
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Therapy which restores, reinforces, and enhances the abilities of those diseased or injured to care for themselves, return to work, avoid further disability, etc., as by using work and play activity and by teaching techniques for adapting to individual environments.
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The use of productive or creative activity in the treatment or rehabilitation of physically or emotionally disabled people.
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The therapeutic practice of encouraging better quality of life through the pursuit of work or other occupations.
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