Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) services provide identification and rehabilitation for patients who have a decline in activities of daily living. Such therapy encompasses and analyzes patients and therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, exercise and other procedures to maximize functional independence.

Pain relief / Work injuries / Auto accidents

  • We provide pain relief and injury rehabilitation services for all types of problems with particular emphasis on strengthening the upper body so as to improve the activities of daily living in particular with respect to the upper extremities. Some of the conditions we treat are:
    • Neck
    • Shoulder and arm pain
    • Hand and wrist pain/carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Strengthening of the lung muscles and other upper extremities

Activities of daily living

  • Our goal is to ensure that each patient's functional abilities are restored as close as possible to normality:
    • Lifting activities
    • Upper/Lower body dressing training
    • Grooming/Hygiene
    • Preparing meals
    • Shopping

Memory/Cognitive Training

    • Memory Games
    • Verbal Skills
    • Safety awareness

Self Care/Home Training

    • Body Mechanics ADLs
    • Safety Education
    • Energy Conservation
    • Bending to pick up objects
    • Up/Down Stairs
    • Verbal Skills

General Treatments Used

    • Comprehensive Evaluations
    • Verbal Skills
    • Individualized Exercise Programs
    • Joint Rehabilitation
    • Massage/Myofascial Release
    • Manual Therapy
    • Ultrasound/Electrotherapy
    • Patient Education
    • Paraffin Bath
    • Cold/Hot pack treatments
    • Putty hand exercises
    • Pulley and Shoulder wheel
    • UE ergometer
    • Theraband flexion, abduction, rotation, extensions

DISCLAIMER: Occupational Therapy is not offered in all locations. Please contact Office Coordinator to obtain details.