Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy can help you to cope with pain. An Occupational Therapist uses their professional expertise in understanding how the body works when doing everyday tasks. As part of your pain management, an occupational therapist may offer ways of problem-solving and finding solutions to help with daily activities, work needs, leisure or learning. The following are examples:

  • Advice on planning, pacing and prioritising your activities
  • Suggest techniques to conserve energy and care for your body
  • Advise on aids and equipment to enable independence
  • Provide coping strategies such as distraction techniques and relaxation
  • Help to support you to manage leisure activities you enjoy or may want to try as part of your pain management
  • Advise and support you to remain in work or find ways to help you return to work

Speak to us about what might work for you on 01305 213040