How is occupational therapy different than physical therapy?

Occupational Therapy (OT) looks at the broad spectrum of what “occupies” you during your day-to-day life. We are experts in activity analysis. We consider the multidimensional parts of who you are. OT considers your psychological , mental, emotional, functional, and physical status and how they interrelate. We are particularly interested in helping you discover what you “love” to do and finding ways to help you do that or develop a close approximation of that activity.

We endeavor to create alternative solutions to keep you engaged in your life in activities that are meaningful to you. This could include basic self-care tasks such as bathing and dressing. It can also include leisure activities such as playing the cello, gardening, sewing, woodworking  or participating in a lost, longed for pastime or hobby.