Occupational Medicine

Our occupational therapists provides services to people of all ages who because of illness, injury, or developmental or psychological impairment, need specialized assistance in learning skills to enable them to lead independent, productive and satisfying lives. The therapists work in a variety of settings to meet the needs of the clients we serve in the appropriate environment. Through assessment, evaluations, and treatment, occupational therapy practitioners help people in the following ways: 

  • Learning personal care, such as, bathing, dressing, cooking or self feeding 
  • Re-educating stroke patients to compensate for losses 
  • Strengthening upper extremities (shoulders, elbows, wrists, and hands) to maintain independence 
  • Splinting and addressing adaptive equipment needs and wheelchair prescription and positioning problems 
  • Improving function through cognitive/perceptual activity 
  • Performing pre-driving safety assessments 
  • Assessing safety and environment needs in the home 
  • Conducting on-site job assessments to help injured workers return to work and prevent work related conditions 
  • Mastering skills that are needed to meet children's educational challenges in the school or clinical setting