Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy, often called OT, is the use of treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with a physical, mental or developmental condition. Occupational therapy is a client-centered practice that places a premium on the progress towards the client’s goals. Occupational therapy interventions focus on adapting the environment, modifying the task, teaching the skill, and educating the client/family in order to increase participation in and performance of daily activities, particularly those that are meaningful to the client.
Posts about Occupational Therapy
  • Brain Injuries in Children

    … is not fully-developed, this “plasticity” could work in their favor by allowing neurons to bypass damaged tissue, thus allowing other parts of the brain to take over for those areas. Unfortunately, this is not guaranteed. Following a brain injury, many of the fundamental building blocks to learning are still retained and used. Unfortunately, these…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 9 readers -
  • Long Term Effects of a Missouri Car Accident

    … are the most common cause of these life-altering injuries. The complexity, length, and effectiveness of care is determined by the severity of the injury or injuries. There is a high likelihood that physical and occupational therapy and vocational rehabilitation will be needed. Depending on the location and degree of the injury, partial or full paralysis…

    Bruning Legal- 15 readers -
  • Whistleblower Gets $315k in Anti-Kickback Case

    … Kickbacks in the healthcare field are illegal. The Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark law carry hefty penalties for healthcare providers that engage in these illegal schemes. The former owner of a West Palm Beach home healthcare agency is today learning that lesson the hard way. Mark Conklin is the former owner and operator of two home healthcare…

    Due Diligence- 24 readers -
  • What treatment is available for a spinal cord injury?

    …. The trauma care is focused on preventing the spread of damage by stabilizing your heart beat, clearing the respiratory system through intubation, immobilizing the head or neck, monitoring blood flow, or begin medicating with a corticosteroid drug called methylprednisolone to reduce nerve damage and decrease inflammation.4 The second stage of addressing…

    Bruning Legal- 12 readers -
  • The Cost of Raising a Child With Cerebral Palsy

    …, occupational therapy, and emotional as well as psychosocial support. All this, however, doesn’t come cheap. Cerebral palsy is estimated by some to cost more than $1.17 million per child when it comes to seeking a lifetime of treatment and rehabilitation. This number was determined by taking the value published by the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly…

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 31 readers -