Occupational therapy emphasizes your independence in the home and work environment. Our occupational therapists can assist you in improving and learning new ways to carry out activities of daily living including eating, bathing, grooming and dressing.
Following a careful assessment of your strength, coordination, body mechanics, and pain, an individualized treatment plan will be developed to assist you in achieving maximum success and independence in your daily life.
Our therapists are well trained in oncology to provide you with the following services:
- Hand therapy: Our therapists focus on restoring and improving upper extremity strength and function. They develop treatment plans to improve sensation, range of motion, and coordination of your hand, arm, and shoulder.
- Splint manufacturing: Custom splints are fabricated and adjusted on site to provide stability and improved function of your hand and upper extremity.
- Teaching of energy conservation strategies: Our therapists can teach you new ways to complete daily tasks to avoid fatigue and maximize your independence.
- Use of adaptive equipment: Our therapists can recommend and instruct you with use of special equipment, to make daily tasks easier and safer.