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Population Changes Up Demand for Occupational Therapists

Population Changes Up Demand for Occupational Therapists

HOUSTON, TX (October25, 2013)

After an injury, illness or surgery, during changes brought on by the aging process or having a first (or another) child, an occupational therapist has the knowledge and skills to help with navigating the "now."

Christine Adair, OTR (registered occupational therapist), MOT (master of occupational therapy), is weekend therapy manager at TIRR Memorial Hermann and said the most rewarding part of occupational therapy is helping patients become more independent through a one-on-one connection.

"When you see patients overcoming barriers and achieving success, it's a wonderful feeling," Adair said.

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