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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:

  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Using the bathroom
  • Meal preparation
  • Home management
  • Orientation
  • 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:

  • Ambulation
  • Transfers
  • Range of motion
  • Strengthening
  • Contracture management
  • Pain management
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation

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