Ergotherapy in Muscles Diseases
The first and primary purpose of ergotherapy in the treatment of muscle disease is to eliminate the individual’s dependence on other people by gaining physical indepence. Therefore, ergotherapists plan their activities so that people with muscle disease can be satisfied with them; regulates work, school, home and social life.
Because the focus of the ergotherapist is to facilitate the life of the patient, the individual is injured by the power of the devices in order to meet their basic needs by focusing on activities that they can not perform. For example, a patient who can’t eat himself can feed himself without needing anyone with appropriate tools. The point to note is that each patient has their own needs and it is necessary to differentiate the treatment and the tools to be used for each patient.
Another important effect of ergotherapy is the motivation that patients bring to their lives. Thus, individuals increase their confidence due to the effect of the treatment they receive, while improving their communication skills.