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Research Review: Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Updated: May 6, 2023

Occupational therapy is a science-driven, evidence-based profession that enables people of all ages to participate in daily living or live better with injury, illness, or disability. This is accomplished through designing strategies for everyday living and customizing environments to develop and maximize potential.

By taking the full picture into account—a person's psychological, physical, emotional, and social make-up—occupational therapy assists people in:

  • Achieving their goals

  • Functioning at the highest possible level

  • Concentrating on what matters most to them

  • Maintaining or rebuilding their independence

  • Participating in the everyday activities that they need to do or that simply make life worth living

Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants are experts in helping people perform the occupations they need and want to do every day.

But what’s the evidence for the effectiveness of OT intervention for people with PD?

Check out these recent research reviews to learn more:

Want to learn more about how an OT can recommend home modifications that can make you safer and boost confidence in your daily routine? Call Engage Therapy in Syracuse NY to set up an evaluation at 315-810-2423 or email

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