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For our 5th anniversary we revisit neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change. To find out what’s new and how to use it for stroke recovery, we talk to Peter Levine, the author of Stronger After Stroke.
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Occupational therapistAn occupational therapist can help someone to manage day to day tasks such as dressing and showering, after a stroke. They can help people to return to work and leisure activities. OTs can also help with thinking or memory problems, and hand or arm problems.An occupational therapist (OT) is a type of health worker.
They can help you with day-to-day actions.
This could be:
- Getting dressed
- Having a shower
- Going back to work
- Doing things you enjoy
An OT can help you if you have problems with your thoughts or your memory.
They can also help with hand or arm problems.