What does an
Occupational Therapist do?
Occupational Therapy is a hands-on approach to improving the patient's activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
Occupational Therapy helps patients who are experiencing difficulty with:
- Using the bathroom
- Meal preparation
- Home management
- Arm or hand problems due to arthritis, swelling or spasms
Occupational Therapy also helps patients:
- Learn how to use adaptive techniques or equipment to physically overcome disabilities.
- Reduce the effects of arthritis and maintain normal joint movement in hands and arms
- Learn strengthening and coordination exercises
- Learn transitional skills
Occupational Therapy can provide individuals with training, equipment, programs, and recommendations to assist them in reaching their highest level of independence.
What does a Physical Therapist do?
Physical Therapists provide therapy to patients who have experienced neuromuscular, orthopedic and/or musculoskeletal dysfunctions.
Our professionally trained and licensed therapists promote wellness, maintenance of good health and proper body mechanics in each patient.
Physical Therapists provide training in the following areas:
- Range of motion
- Contracture management
- Pain management
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Neurological rehabilitation