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Arthritis and Rheumatism

Occupational Therapist

09/05/2007

Question:

What can an OT do for someone whose feet and legs are damaged by rheumatoid arthritis?

Answer:

An occupational therapist can help you learn ways of protecting your hands and feet in doing activities of daily living. Also, a therapist can help you manage with performing activities of daily living if there are limitations due to joint damage.

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Response by:

Johnny  Su, MD Johnny Su, MD
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University