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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is provided to patients to restore the ability to perform daily tasks, work and leisure activities by activities designed and analyzed by occupational therapists based on aforementioned tasks. These activities are used as a medium to examine, support, and restore patients’ abilities to be able to perform activities efficiently.

To restore the ability to perform daily tasks, work and leisure activities, occupational therapists evaluate by using standard methods and tools as follow:

  • Practice working skills of upper extremity muscles and hand functions
  • Provide cognitive, perception, and attention training 
  • Provide prevocational training
  • Practice basic and instrumental activity of daily livings, such as dressing

  • Provide sensory re-education and desensitization techniques
  • Provide swallowing training
  • Design including fabrication of splint and orthosis 
  • Practice using the tools
  • Practice preparing food or driving


New technologies are introduced to the department such as robotic arms and hands to train arm and hand muscle control with the cooperation of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University.

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