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Occupational Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy provides skilled treatment to help individuals achieve maximum independence in the areas of leisure, work and self-care. Our certified hand therapists promote the goals of preventing dysfunctions and restoring hand function to enhance participation at home and at work. Our occupational therapy services include:

  • Range of movement and strengthening
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization
  • Neuromuscular facilitation
  • Sensory re-education/desensitization
  • Home exercise instruction
  • Scar management
  • Edema control
  • Coordination/dexterity
  • ADL training
  • Adaptive equipment instruction
  • Hot/cold pack
  • Paraffin
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Fluidotherapy
  • Education on ergonomics, energy conservation

Occupational Therapy services offers one-on-one sessions and home visits with licensed professional therapists to help you maximize independence and safety in daily living in the areas of leisure, work and self-care. Assessments and daily skills training are only a few of the valuable services we offer.

Specialized Services

  • Certified hand specialist - Hand therapy treatment includes functional, protective, and restorative splinting; joint and soft tissue mobilization; and strengthening and functional activities, along with home exercise instruction.
  • Customized splinting (static and dynamic)
  • Ergonomic evaluations