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Occupational therapy teaches people with arthritis how to live with physical limitations. Joint protection techniques, assistive devices, and proper body mechanics are part of occupational therapy.
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Occupational Therapy - Making Life Easier
An evaluation by an occupational therapist can help assess the limitations caused by arthritis and the need for adaptation to make life easier.

What Is an Occupational Therapist?
An occupational therapist helps people with arthritis perform daily tasks more easily and maintain their independence.

Is Hand Deformity From Rheumatoid Arthritis Preventable?
Occupational therapy can help reduce joint deformity, especially of the hands and wrists.

The Role Of The Occupational Therapist from ACR
The role of the occupational therapist, from American College of Rheumatology.

Top Raised Toilet Seats
A raised toilet seat makes getting up and down from a toilet easier for people with arthritis.

Reachers assist people with limited range of motion.

Occupational and Physical Therapy for Arthritis
Occupational and physical therapists can make modifications and recommendations which will help make daily living with arthritis easier, from Cleveland Clinic.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Prevention Vs. Surgery?
Hand and wrist pain are characteristics of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Occupational Therapist.com
An extensive Internet resource for the occupational therapist professional, patients, consumers, and families, from Occupational Therapist.com.

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