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Occupational Therapy...

Occupational Therapists work with individuals to help them regain their independence to allow them to live productive, satisfying lives while completing normal activities of daily living.

 

Common Diagnosis Include:

  • Stroke/CVA

  • Arthritis

  • Weakness/Deconditioning

  • Fractures

  • Neurological Diseases such as Parkinson's Disease & ALS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Cognitive Loss

  • Joint Replacement

  • Nerve Injuries/Compressions

Treatments:

  • Self Care Training

  • Home Assessments

  • Perceptual - Motor Skills Training

  • Splinting for Upper Extremities

  • Adaptive Equipment

  • Cognitive Retraining

  • Therapeutic & Equilibrium Training

  • Feeding Skills

  • Positioning Modifications

Therapy Goals:

  • Independence in self-care through increased skills

  • Improved range of motion, coordination, strength, & endurance

  • Compensation techniques for cognitive & sensory-perceptual deficits

Updated: 07/31/2012

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