Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a profession which aims to maintain, restore and create a match between the abilities of the person, the demands of their profession, environment and help them in their daily activity participation.

Occupational therapist helps any person with any illness or disease or disorder to get
back to their life and fulfil their daily occupations and be functionally independent
with an improved quality of life.


  1. Early intervention and NICU care
  2. Self-care re training/ Activities of daily living retraining – such as functional walking, eating, brushing, toileting, bathing.
  3. Energy conservation and work simplifications and joint protection techniques
  4. Ergonomics
  5. Stress management and relaxation techniques
  6. Upper extremity functional training
  7. Functional mobility training
  8. Assistive and adaptive devices prescription and training
  9. Environmental modifications
  10. Ergonomics
  11. Group therapy
  12. Vocational re- settlement/ return to work training
  13. Community re- integration
  14. Sensory integration
  15. Maintain and fulfil roles and routines
  16. hand function training
  17. Orthotic and prosthetic training
  18. Sensory re-education post nerve injuries
  19. Neuromuscular re – education
  20. Cognitive re- training
  21. Wheelchair and transfers training
  22. Driver rehabilitation


Dr. Divesha Shikerkar