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Occipital -  Pertains to the back of the head where the occipital lobe of the brain is located. The main function of the occipital lobe is vision.
occupational therapist -  Occupational therapy is a client-centred health profession concerned with promoting health and wellbeing through occupation. They do this by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the activities they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the activity or the environment to better support them.
ovarian cysts -  An accumulation of fluid within an ovary that is surrounded by a very thin wall forming a sac-like structure. Most ovarian cysts are benign (harmless).
ovulating -  One part of the female menstrual cycle where the ovary discharges an egg. It is during this process that the egg travels down the fallopian tube where it may be met by a sperm and become fertilised.
Oxcarbazepine -  Also known as Trileptal. It is an antiepileptic drug used in the management of focal and generalised onset seizures.