Consult an Occupational Therapist for Wheelchair Assessment

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 Today everyone is in need of good health but due to many reasons people are suffering from different diseases and disorders.  That is why people are in need of occupational therapy to recover  disorders such as mental, emotional and psychological disorders. Occupational therapist assists people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities to perform task required by their daily lives and daily works. Lots of people have pain in their body due to their seating posture. An occupational therapist can recover you from this problem with the help of ergonomic assessment. We can use these chairs in different ways. Seating on chair can become painful. It cause abrasions, sore muscles, and back problems. When you have to spend most of your day on a chair it can be frustrating when you have trouble getting around. One of the first thing to avoid discomfort and health issues related to sitting on a chair is to have a wheelchair that fits the user properly and is in good repair. These are some issues related to seating on chair that is why  we need ergonomic assessment to avoid these problems.

Occupational therapy occurs in different areas such as hospital, school, health care centers , rehab solutions and community centers. The growing age of population has increased the demand of occupational therapy. In the field of mental health occupational therapist assist patient to make their life easier . They encourage them to live freely and forget all stress and depression. Occupational therapy is used in offices. Occupational therapist suggest them to use wheelchair assessment. If you might be a wheelchair user that lives an outdoor life that travels around in his wheelchair that plays sport such as basketball or tennis. In that case you're going to need to buy sports wheelchair. Today, there are lots of rehab solutions organizations which serve the ergonomic as well as wheelchair assessments and offer the manual and powered wheelchairs.

Today occupational therapy is used in schools to evaluate students. Occupational therapist modify classroom equipment, they assist children and encourage them to take part in all cultural and educational activities. Due to this occupational therapy listening, social and grooming skill build  among children. Occupational therapist can not only work with individual but also with groups. A disabled person who needs to rely on a wheelchair to do daily activities finds a lot of public places those are difficult to get. Therefore, there is need of wheelchair assessment for these handicapped persons. These days, wheelchairs are technically superior and sophisticated enough to allow children who are unable to walk independently. A pediatric wheelchair provides independence, convenience and safety for children who require a wheelchair to get to places. Pediatric wheelchairs, especially those that are motorized, are available in a wide range of materials, features and styles.

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An Occupational therapist has enough experience in providing wheelchair assessment which will be helpful for buying a suitable wheelchair. Occupational therapy is on ongoing, growing field and offers many benefits to people.

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This article was published on 2012/02/22