Disability? In pain?

Occupational Therapy can help!

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapists treat patients who suffer from many setbacks including Alzheimer's, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, or the loss of a limb. They help their patients develop, recover, and improve the skills they need to live a normal lifestyle through the use of everyday therapeutic activities. (1)

Where do Occupational Therapists work?

Occupational therapists have the flexibility to work in a variety of environments. A therapist can choose to work with children, the elderly, athletes, Alzheimer patients, etc. The options are endless!

Interested in a career in occupational therapy?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, In 2011 occupational therapists earned a median annual salary of $73,820. Occupational Therapy employment is also expected to grow 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, making it one of the fastest growing careers that requires a master's degree. (2)
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What do Occupational Therapists really do?

*Help patients perform various therapeutic activities

*Design activities that focus on improving a patient's strength and dexterity

*Make special equipment that may be useful to a patient's recovery

What Does a Occupational Therapist Do?
This video helps explain what Occupational Therapists do, and what to expect if you're interested in a career in Occupational Therapy.