Occupational Therapy


When an injury occurs to the upper extremity whether it is orthopedic in nature or due to some other condition, Occupational Therapist can help you regain or improve your lifestyle. Occupational therapy interventions focus on adapting environments, modifying tasks, teaching skills, and educating the client/family in order to increase participation in and performance of daily activities, particularly those that are meaningful to the client.

Conditions treated:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ulnar Nerve Laceration
  • Upper extremity amputation
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Injuries to the hand
Common conditions that indicate Occupational Therapy intervention are:
  • Upper Extremity weakness due to neurological insult or various medical illnesses
  • Upper Extremity dysfunction due to orthopedic injury
  • Decreased coordination of upper extremities
  • Decreased independence with activities of daily living
  • Sensory integrative difficulty
Life Skills addressed by Occupational Therapist consist of:
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Home Management

Occupational Therapy
is offered at the following locations:

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