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What is the role of occupational therapy after a spinal cord injury?

What is the role of occupational therapy after a spinal cord injury?

Mary Jane Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist/Professor of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

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Occupational therapy is a profession that’s concerned with everyday living. So, that’s what we focus on: activities that are meaningful, purposeful and we try to facilitate people engaging in everyday living as they choose. For example, g... Show More

Occupational therapy is a profession that’s concerned with everyday living. So, that’s what we focus on: activities that are meaningful, purposeful and we try to facilitate people engaging in everyday living as they choose. For example, going to school, being a parent, being a worker, volunteering, participating in their activities at home, reading a book, making a meal. So, occupational therapy by definition is a profession that is concerned with everyday living.

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What is the role of occupational therapy after a spinal cord injury?

Mary Jane Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist/Professor of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

More Videos by Mary Jane Mulcahey
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Occupational therapy is a profession that’s concerned with everyday living. So, that’s what we focus on: activities that are meaningful, purposeful and we try to facilitate people engaging in everyday living as they choose. For example, going to school, being a parent, being a worker, volunteering, participating in their activities at home, reading a book, making a meal. So, occupational therapy by definition is a profession that is concerned with everyday living.

What is the role of occupational therapy after a spinal cord injury?
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