Occupational therapy uses assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. Ergotherapy is given by occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. The benefits of therapy are helping individuals overcome everyday challenges, recommend home modifications, provide support for memory loss, help with vision loss, and provide caregiver assistance.

Tips in finding the best therapy for you ask about treatments for non-purposeful activities, sensory interventions without a diagnosis, overhead pulleys. Symptoms that you may need therapy are feeling overwhelmed, fatigued, disproportionate anger or resentment, agoraphobia, anxious or intrusive thoughts, or apathy.

To conclude, occupational therapy can be helpful and a blessing for those needing assistance with everyday activities. Talk to a counselor soon and find out how he can help you with your individual needs and concerns. The benefits are so worth it.