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Occupational Therapy

Treatment Options for Both Orthopedic & Neurological Patient Populations

Our occupational therapists aim to improve the health and participation of patients through engagement in daily activities, or occupations, that are meaningful to the patient. Through the merging of traditional evidence-based occupational therapy practices with the fundamentals of Applied Functional Science, we empower our clients to meet their goals and achieve the best outcomes.

Occupational therapy bridges the gap between the brain and the body, working on restorative, preparatory, or compensatory strategies to help patients prevent, recover from, or live better with injury, illness, or disability by adapting the environment and/or tasks to fit the person.

Common Occupational Therapy Interventions Include Helping Patients With:

- Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

- Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

- Cognitive Training

- Upper Extremity Exercises to Assist in Function

- Perceptual Training

- Stress Management / Leisure Exploration

- Vision Exercises

Common conditions that we treat:

- CVA / Stroke

- Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

- Alzheimer's / Dementia

- ALS

- Parkinson's Disease / Syndrome

- Spinal Cord Injuries

- Cerebral Palsy

- Multiple Sclerosis

- Myasthenia Gravis / Guillain-Barre

- Autoimmune Diseases

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

  • Hygiene, feeding, dressing, bathing and toileting, home management.

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

  • IADLs are activities that allow a person to live independently in the community.

  • This includes activities such as shopping, cooking, paying bills, doing laundry, handling medication, handling finances, and social participation.

Cognitive Training

  • Attention, memory, executive functioning, problem-solving, and decision-making.

Upper Extremity Exercises to Assist in Function

  • Strength, coordination, and dexterity.

  • For example, writing or putting a shirt on.

Perceptual Training

  • Ability to interpret sensory information from the environment and make modifications or compensate.

Stress Management / Leisure Exploration

  • Deep breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindfulness apps.

Vision Exercises

  • For scanning and convergence as these skills relate to reading and writing.

Occupational Therapy treatment is typically covered by health insurance, however, it is best to confirm that your specific plan is accepted by Rehab United.
In the event that your insurance is not contracted with Rehab United, we offer cash-pay services. 

 

A prescription is not required for physical therapy, however, your insurance company may require one for payment for services rendered. 

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