occupational therapy

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therapy based on engagement in meaningful activities of daily life, especially to enable or encourage participation in such activities in spite of impairments or limitations in physical or mental functions

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The patient was discharged with further recommendations of physical therapy and ergotherapy.
In addition, a lack of knowledge regarding the possible applications of ergotherapy is a likely component, as has been speculated by Engel (2012) in connection with rheumatology patients.
However, supportive therapy such as ergotherapy can help a person with TS better cope with the disorder and deal with the secondary social and emotional problems that sometimes occur.
Approaches nowadays focuse on the idea that MS treatment does not mean only drug administration, but also kinetotherapy, ergotherapy, consultance and psychological therapy.
The European Commission is going to ask Belgium, or more accurately the government of the French Community, for an explanation on the decree passed to limit the number of European students for the 2006-2007 academic year in seven fields (veterinary, physiotherapy, chiropody, audiology, ergotherapy, logopedics, midwifery and occupational therapy) by means of drawing lots.
The periodic conference brings together 6 to 10 physicians and staff members from 9 nursing homes (1 with day nursing), 2 health and consulting centers, 5 private nursing services, and 3 ergotherapy practices, as well as, 4 speech therapists, and 15 physiotherapists.