NewsOct 17 2012
The goal of the Occupational Therapy Department is to use creative and innovative methods to provide our inpatients and outpatients with the care needed so they may return to their maximum level of independence as quickly as possible. The Occupational Therapy Department offers the most comprehensive array of occupational therapy services in the region. In addition to providing care to those in need of therapy for upper extremity rehabilitation and activities of daily living skills, this progressive department works in multiple specialty treatment areas.
Diagnoses Treated – strokes, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, fractures, amputation, joint replacements, rotator cuff injuries, tendon and nerve injuries, burns, Upper Extremity wounds, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, medial and lateral epicondylitis, arthritis, development delays, congenital deformities, sensory deficits, chronic pain disorders, downs syndrome etc...
Retraining of upper extremity coordination, dexterity, strength and range of motion
Fabrication and monitoring of the custom made splints
Instruction in activities of daily living such as feeding, grooming, dressing and household tasks
Instruction in the use of adaptive equipment
Retraining in cognitive and perceptual tasks
Assessment of and intervention in development delays of the pediatric patient
Assessment and treatment of handwriting problems
Evaluation, treatment and education for lymphedema management
Low Vision Rehab
Hand Splinting and wound care
Total Joint Education
Joint protection and energy conservation for the arthritic patient
For more information about the Occupational Therapy Department and services provided, please call 334-793-8161.