WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?
Occupational therapy(O.T.) is a client-centered health profession concerned with promoting health and wellbeing through occupation.
The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life.
OT does this through the use of therapeutic methods, applied and assistive technology, orthotics (splints) and environmental modifications. OT helps people help themselves.
OT deals with patients with following conditions:
Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Muscular dystrophy, Dyslexia, Learning disability, Handwriting issues etc where occupational therapy helps the child with treatment techniques such as NDT and Sensory integration.
Stroke (paralysis), Head injury, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis, etc. where therapy is aimed at retraining Cognitive-Perceptual abilities to promote independent functioning, mobility training, fine motor n gross motor training and adaptations.
Alzheimer’s, Dementia etc where therapy aims at teaching strategies for memory problems through environmental modifications, physical exercises to maintain general body mobility.
Due to trauma, burns, injuries leading to amputation, nerve injuries, musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Spinal cord injuries or tumors where therapy aims at restoring the functions of the affected limbs through the use of splints, assistive devices, prosthetic training and teaching joint protection and energy conservation techniques.
Drug Addiction, Depression, Schizophrenia where occupational therapy aims at improving social, emotional, behavior and occupational performance through group therapy, family counseling and community integration.
Ergonomic care (for corporate):
Occupational therapist helps industries identifying and educating employees who have a high risk of developing repetitive motion injuries.
Early identification of symptoms with prompt intervention helps prevent more serious or chronic problems.
Training can be provided on the following subjects: office ergonomics, reducing ergonomic risk factors, preventing repetitive stress injuries and more.
If you or any member of your family suffers from any of these problems, don’t delay to contact Dr. JOLLY GUPTA JAIN (Sr. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST) [B.O.T.,M.O.T.(NEURO), Certified in “DEMENTIA CARE” by UTAS, WICKING Dementia Research and Education Center] @ (+91)-8447563723
Available at: NEURO CARE, 005, TOWER 9, PARAS TIEREA, SECTOR 137, NOIDA- 201301