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What can be improved in OT? The treatment plan is beneficial in rebuilding strength, increasing range of motion, improving flexibility, enhancing balance and coordination, strengthening fine motor and dexterity skills, restoring independence, decreasing pain levels, and developing adaptive skills.
How does OT improve quality? Occupational Therapy Helps Restore Key Functional Activities of Daily Living. Different from physical therapy, which uses exercise to stabilize and strengthen parts of the body, occupational therapy helps older adults perform specific functional activities that are highly important to their lifestyles.
How can occupational therapy improve wellness in a population? Occupational therapy enables people of all ages live life to its fullest by helping them to promote health, make lifestyle or environmental changes, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability.
What body under Aota supports the political policies that benefit the profession of OT? The American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee (AOTPAC®) is your doorway to collectively support candidates for federal office who support and understand the policy issues important to our profession—and the clients we serve.