Occupational therapy is a therapy based on a patient`s activities. This service is offered to people for whom daily functionalities are disturbed by an orthopedic injury or physical illness. CNESST and SAAQ cover occupational therapy services.
Occupational Therapy looks not only into the physical restriction of a disease or injury, but also the psycho-social and environmental factors which influence a person's functionality. It gives people the "skills for the job of living" necessary for independent and satisfying lives.
The purpose is to help the patient in reaching a satisfactory, autonomous and productive way of life!
Occupational therapy services include:
somatosensory rehabilitation of pain
evaluation of your workstation
assessment of your functional capacity
return to work
Health issues that can be treated
Problems Caused by Physical Limitations from an Illness or Injury
Problems Caused by Psychosocial and Environmental Factors that Influence the Functioning