Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focuses on the ability of the patient to return to their previous function and to fully engage in their natural environment independently. Occupational therapy adapts the environment and provides adaptive equipment device training to address any impairments that are limiting the patient’s ability to be independent with their activities of daily living. By providing ADL and I ADL training, patient /caregiver education, upper extremity dysfunction intervention, community reintegration, safety, and home evaluations. Our Occupational therapist evaluate and treat patients with orthopedic, pain, congenital, cognitive, and neurological conditions to implement a plan of care to help them reach a maximal level of independence with their occupations and lives. Some common Occupational therapy interventions include adaptive equipment training to increase independence with activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing, compensation strategize to grocery shop or write a check in order to meet functional needs, and identifying fall and dangerous hazards in the home environment to increase safety and independence.