Sunday, June 3, 2007

Who may benefit from Occupational Therapy services?

People who have these health conditions may benefit from occupational therapy services:

  • Work-related injuries including lower back problems or repetitive stress injuries
  • Limitations following a stroke, heart attack or brain injury
  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other serious chronic conditions
  • Birth injuries, learning problems, or developmental disabilities
  • Mental health or behavioral problems including Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress
  • Problems with substance use or eating disorders
  • Burns, spinal cord injuries, or amputations
  • Broken bones or other injuries from falls, sports injuries, or accidents
  • Vision or cognitive problems that threaten the ability to participate in daily activities

(This list is not all inclusive)

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