How can an occupational therapist help someone with arthritis?
An occupational therapist can show you ways to do everyday tasks without worsening pain or causing joint damage. Some joint protection techniques include how to:
- Get in and out of a car, chair or tub, as well how to lift things.
- Use your strongest joints and muscles to reduce the stress on smaller joints.
From: Physical and Occupational Therapy for Arthritis WebMD Medical Reference
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