Occupational therapists or occupational therapy assistants area vital part of the rehabilitation team. They help a variety of people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They assist patients in recovering from injuries to regain skills and aid patients in becoming and staying as independant as possible.
They utilize everyday life activities to promote wellness, optimum function and independent living.
Occupational Therapy services include, but are not limited to
- Bathing and Dressing Retraining
- Cooking, Cleaning & Household Activity Programs
- Eating Modifications
- Return to Work Training
- Leisure Activities Training
- Splint Fabrication
- Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
- Energy Conservation Techniques
- Strengthening and Conditioning Programs
- Lymphedema Management