A phenomenology of occupation-based hand therapy.

  title={A phenomenology of occupation-based hand therapy.},
  author={Donna J Colaianni and Ingrid M Provident and Leesa M DiBartola and Steven Wheeler},
  journal={Australian occupational therapy journal},
  volume={62 3},
BACKGROUND/AIM The existing tension between holistic, occupation focused approaches and the medical model in occupational therapy is most evident in the area of hand therapy. Occupation-based hand therapy has been proposed as a means to alleviate this tension. However, there is a lack of research on occupation-based hand therapy. Clearly describing and defining what constitutes occupation-based hand therapy can facilitate efficacy research and help promote occupation-based practice in keeping… CONTINUE READING
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