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Occupational Therapy Occupational therapy is the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or preserve the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. It is an allied health career carried out by using occupational therapists and occupational remedy assistants. Techniques involved increase independence and decreased risk of injury. Walking stick and electric toothbrush Hydrotherapy Hydrotherapy, formerly referred to as hydropathy and additionally known as water cure, is a part of alternative medicine (particularly naturopathy), occupational therapy, and physiotherapy, that includes the use of water for pain comfort and treatment. Techniques includes water therapy, steam bath and foot bath. Pools and hot tubs. Pilates Pilates is a method of exercising that consists of minimal impact flexibility and muscular power and persistence movements. Pilates emphasizes suited postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Techniques involved relaxation, concentration, coordination and breathing. Pilates chair, resistance bands and Pilates reformer Massage A treatment in which the gentle tissues of the physique are kneaded, rubbed, tapped, and stroked. Massage therapy can also help people relax, relieve stress and pain, decrease blood pressure, and improve circulation. It is being studied in the remedy of cancer signs and symptoms such as lack of energy, pain, swelling, and depression. Techniques involved positioning, Massage table, oil and sanitizer
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physical contact, posture and petrissage. Art and Music therapy Guitars, ukuleles and Djembe Drums b. Briefly outline the importance of wheelchairs, scooters, walking aids and prosthetics in rehabilitation of a patient

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