When it comes to helping an individual restore their ability to handle everyday tasks that have since become a challenge due to physical disability from neurological, orthopaedic, medical, surgical or other various conditions, Occupational Therapy may be prescribed.
This type of therapy includes:
Hand/upper limb therapy for people who have hand fractures; nerve, ligament, or tendon injuries; tendinitis; or congenital deformities
Splints and orthosis to make customised splints for upper and lower limbs, neck and spine
Neuro-rehabilitation programme to maximise your recovery potential by working closely with you, family members and caregivers to achieve the highest level of independence
Home evaluation/modifications to help you overcome physical barriers within and outside the home, including use of equipment or appliances to enhance your safety and mobility
Aids/appliances prescription to provide the most suitable aids or appliances such as wheelchairs, commode chairs or raised toilet seats for your maximum independence at home
Oedema/lymphoedema management to provide manual lymph drainage for swelling of the limbs, which can hinder function and cause contracture