Occupational therapy (OT) is a skilled rehabilitation service that helps people participate in the things they want and need to do to complete their daily activities. Side effects from cancer or its treatment may prevent you from performing the activities (occupations) that are important to you. These difficulties may occur at any point during your cancer journey. You may experience changes in the following, which may result in difficulty doing things like getting dressed and preparing meals: Movement ability Muscle strength Sensation Energy Pain or posture At the OSUCCC &ndash; James, our occupational therapists are experts in their field and are dedicated to helping you get back to your daily life. Occupational Therapy can help you: Manage fatigue and help maintain your energy to complete daily activities. Focus on activities and exercises that will help improve your range of motion and strength needed for daily activities. Learn techniques that will decrease your pain and improve stress management. Our goal at the OSUCCC &ndash; James is to improve your quality of life and general well-being by helping you return to doing the things you want and need to do. If you are interested in meeting with an OSUCCC &ndash; James occupational therapist for a personalized consultation, please ask your physician for a referral. If you have any additional questions about our OT services, please call 614-293-0043.