Why Should You #ChooseOT?

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Encourages You to #ChooseOT

April is National Occupational Therapy Month, so we thought it would be the perfect time to tell you about the #ChooseOT campaign. #ChooseOT is intended to raise awareness of occupational therapy as an alternative to pain medication and surgery for the treatment of chronic pain and injury. Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps […]

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What is the difference between OT and PT

What is the Difference Between Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy?

There is often confusion about the difference between occupational therapy and physical therapy, and for good reason. The two practices are similar in many ways and have a lot of overlap between fields. Main difference, in a nutshell The main difference is to recognize when trying to understand the difference between the two therapies is […]

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy can Help to Alleviate or Eliminate Chronic Pain

Occupational therapy may sound like physical therapy for working people, but it includes a different range of treatment. Physical therapists deal with physical range of motion, pain and pain management, strength, and endurance, among other things. Occupational therapists focus on cognitive skills, fine motor skills, and improving the daily function of people of all ages, […]

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OT and Chronic Pain

Occupational Therapy can Help to Alleviate or Eliminate Chronic Pain

An occupational therapist helps treat many different kinds of diagnoses that restrict functional ability, one of them being chronic pain. Chronic pain can be frustrating and discouraging, especially when it inhibits your daily activities and things you enjoy doing. Occupational therapists have the knowledge and expertise in understanding a patient’s pain and taking the right […]

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