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How can occupational therapy help if you have arthritis?

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Occupational therapy can teach you how to reduce strain on your joints during daily activities. Occupational therapists can show you how to modify your home and workplace environments to reduce motions that may aggravate arthritis. They also may provide splints for your hands or wrists, and recommend assistive devices to aid in tasks such as driving, bathing, dressing, housekeeping, and certain work activities.

SOURCE: Arthritis Foundation

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 21, 2017

SOURCE: Arthritis Foundation

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 21, 2017

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