Definition of occupational therapy in English:

occupational therapy

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[mass noun]
  • The use of particular activities as an aid to recuperation from physical or mental illness.
    More example sentences
    • Other disciplines moving in the same direction are physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, and audiology.
    • Some allied health programs, including physical therapy and occupational therapy, now require a master's prepared entry-level.
    • By rehab, I assume what is meant is the usual types of rehabilitation therapy such as physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.


occupational therapist

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  • Physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists can all offer advice and support.
  • This is done by a skilled team of doctors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists.
  • Visiting services will be available such as physiotherapy, chiropody, occupational therapists and alternative therapists.

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