Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy involves assessments and interventions to work or school, self-care, leisure or play, physical environments as well as cognitive, mental and physical components of function to enable individuals affected by physical injury or illness, developmental or learning disabilities, psychosocial dysfunctions or the aging process, to engage in everyday life occupations in order to maximise independent performance of life roles, prevent disability and maintain health.

 

In our Known Physio clinic, occupational therapy are primarily specialized in hand therapy which a type of rehabilitation performed by our occupational therapist. A person whose hands (or arms) affected by an accident or trauma may require intervention of hand therapy to return his/her hands’ function to its optimized level. Common hand and arm conditions which may benefit from hand therapy are:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger fingers
  • Amputations of finger, hand or arm
  • Fractures of finger, hand or arm
  • Nerve repair for the hand
  • Tendon repair for the hand
  • De Quervain’s Syndrome
  • Hand functional impairment by stroke