Occupational Therapy

occupational therapyOur occupational therapists help patients with injuries, illnesses or disabilities develop, recover and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. Based on your condition and situation, we will develop an individualized program that includes the correct treatment plan for you.

Conditions Treated with Occupational Therapy

  • Recovery from injury or surgery to upper extremity
  • Pain management
  • Tennis elbow, Golfer’s elbow
  • Low Vision
  • Neurological conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or stroke recovery
  • Joint conditions, such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Hand conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger
  • Developmental conditions, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), learning disorders and intellectual disabilities
  • Psychological conditions, such as depression and anxiety
  • Cognitive decline due to age, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease

Occupational Therapy may include:

  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Learn or relearn how to perform daily tasks, such as getting dressed, eating and bathing
  • Assess your home, school, or workplace to identify ways to make your daily tasks easier
  • Teach you how to use assistive devices, such as wheelchairs and walkers
  • Help you with tasks that require fine motor skills, such as writing or buttoning a shirt
  • Train you on ways to safely get into and out of chairs, your bed, or the bathtub
  • Show you exercises for flexibility and pain management in a home exercise program
  • Assist with programs that help you return to work
  • Teach you strategies for stress management
  • Provide community integration
  • Hand Therapy
  • Educate your loved ones and caregivers on how to support you in your day-to-day life
  • Fabrication of the hand and wrist splints