Occupational therapists and assistants help patients restore the skills they need to do daily tasks. The tasks may be related to a person’s job, house chores, or their daily living skills.
There are a lot of different types of therapy. When you work in the therapies, you work with patients one-on-one to improve some aspect of their lives. You can have a great impact on their health and improvement.
Physical therapy workers help patients of all ages improve their movement or reduce pain. They help patients increase their strength and help decrease or prevent problems they may have because of disease or injuries.
Respiratory therapists assess, treat and care for patients with breathing problems. They provide help to various people. They might help patients who have asthma or need help breathing. They often work throughout the hospital assisting patients with breathing problems.