Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps the patient regain the ability to do normal everyday tasks. This may be achieved by restoring old skills or teaching the patient new skills to adjust to disabilities through adaptive equipment, orthotics, and modification of the patient's home environment.


  • Neuro-spinal Rehabilitation
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Activities of Daily Living Retraining
  • Hand Therapy
  • Splinting
  • Burn Management – Pressure Garment

Occupational therapy is commonly prescribed to rehabilitate patients after:

  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac disease
  • Head injuries
  • Neurological injuries
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Spinal cord disease
  • Stroke

Occupational therapy includes:

  • Getting around without walking (wheelchairs or motorized scooters)
  • Moving from one spot to another (boards, lifts, and bars)
  • Suggestions on modifications to the home, such as rearranging furniture or adding a wheelchair ramp, will be made
  • Health aids to bathing and grooming could also be recommended