Priya's job entails treating injured or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities, allowing them to develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.
Patients with permanent disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, often need help performing daily tasks. Occupational therapists show them how to use appropriate adaptive equipment, such as leg braces, wheelchairs, and eating aids.
Watch as Priya tells us more about how her job allows patients to perform a number of daily tasks--that many of us take for granted--and function more independently.
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