What is Occupational Therapy?

What is Occupational Therapy?

  • Skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives

  • Assists people in developing the “skills for the job of living” necessary for independent and satisfying lives such as dressing, grooming

  • Fine motor development, small object manipulation, handwriting, grasping, (Hand Function)

  • Sensory Integration issues such as response to sensory stimuli, body in space orientation, learning behavior, ability to interact with others, motor planning.

  • Treatment of fingers, hands, shoulders.

Services typically include

  • Customized treatment programs to improve one’s ability to perform daily activities

  • Comprehensive home and job site evaluations with adaptation recommendations

  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training

  • Education to patient, family and caregivers.