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SRMC therapists spread the word about their services

 

Caitlin Sievers

Taylor Sprenger, 5, doles out cream in preparation for ice cream making, during an activity led by occupational therapists from SRMC last Thursday.

Occupational therapists won't help anyone find a job, but they do assist clients in becoming independent.

The four occupational therapists who work out of Sidney Regional Medical Center are focusing on community awareness during the month of April, occupational therapy month.

"We think of occupation as what people do throughout their day," said occupational therapist Tish Treinen. "And if there's any type of impairment or problem that impedes their independence, then we step in and help them."

OT patients can be babies, senior citizens or anyone in between.

For example, a child's occupa...



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