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Ask the Experts: What Is an Occupational Therapist?

What is an occupational therapist (OT), and how is an OT different from a physical therapist (PT)? An occupational therapist (OT) helps people to function optimally in their daily activities, or “occupations”—usually after an illness or injury, but also while living with various chronic conditions or disabilities. OTs focus not only on an individual’s physical […]

Originally published: June 2022

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