Physiotherapy and occupational therapy Physiotherapy This is the assessment, treatment and prevention of illness, injuries and disorders by use of physical means such as exercises, electrical agents, short tissue manipulation (manual therapy) rather than the use of drugs. It complements other therapies and treatments.
Jocham Hospital physical department comprises of physiotherapy and occupational therapy. The department is manned by highly qualified professionals to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment of patients. They are registered under the umbrella of Kenya Society of physiotherapists. Occupational Therapy The occupational therapy is under the umbrella of Kenya Occupational Therapy Association.
Occupational therapy is the treatment that focuses on helping people achieve independence in all areas of their lives – can offer children in all areas positive, fun activities to improve their cognitive, physical, motor skills and enhance their self esteem and sense of accomplishment e.g. hand rehabilitation, general functional rehabilitation, splinting, or fabrication of assistive aids, activities of daily living etc.