Occupational Therapy is a service provided to patients who have functional limitations, disabilities, or a change in their ability to take care of themselves due to injury, disease, or other cause. Occupational Therapists also treat general orthopedic and neurologic impairments with specialized programs.
Who can benefit from Occupational Therapy?
On your first visit, the Occupational Therapist will perform an evaluation. From the evaluation you and you therapist will decide the best treatment option for your individual needs. Treatment frequency can vary according to the severity of the condition and the physician’s request.Evaluations are performed by a licensed Occupational Therapist. The evaluation consist of measuring a person’s joint motion, muscle strength, and gross/fine motor coordination. The therapist will assess how these limiting factors have influenced a person’s ability to perform their daily living activities (dressing, bathing, grooming, and self-feeding). Following the evaluation, an individualized treatment plan is developed and carried out by the therapist.
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In order to receive Occupational Therapy, it is necessary to have a referral provided by a medical doctor. Speak with your physician about whether Occupational Therapy would be beneficial for your limitation. Treatments are covered by most insurances including Medicare and Medicaid.
Our experienced staff is waiting to assist you in meeting your Occupational Therapy needs.
For more information contact us at:Rehab Services Department315-713-5660