Arthritis is a painful and often debilitating condition that, according to The Arthritis Society, affects over 4.6 million Canadian Adults. Pain, inflammation, stiffness, and reduced range of motion can affect your ability to function at work, at home and at play. Occupational Therapy can help with many types of arthritis by providing education, adaptations, exercises, pain management techniques and more. The following from the Advance Healthcare Network discusses some of the ways OT can help when dealing with arthritis in the hands.
Advance Healthcare Network: Occupational Therapy for Arthritic Hand Pain