Treating Brain Injury/Concussion, Stroke, Upper Extremity Dysfunction and more.
Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health and rehabilitation profession concerned with assisting people restore functionality, independence and satisfying lives following illness, injury or disability. The role of the OT is to improve the patient’s ability to perform the daily activities that are important to them through various treatment methods.
OT can create individualized treatment programs following a comprehensive evaluation aimed to improve patient’s ability to carry out activities of daily living in the following areas: home, work and in their community.
For TBI and concussion patients, our OT has specialty vision rehabilitation training to work on these specific issues:
- Eye Teaming
- Peripheral Vision/Improving Tunnel Vision
- Eye Conditioning/Visual Tolerance
- Graded Progression and Education to Improve Sensitivity to light, eye strain, and position in space awareness
For Stoke patients, our OT helps with:
- Visual Perceptual Skills
- Compensation and Adaptation Training for Visual Field Loss
- Fine Motor Coordination and Dexterity Deficits
- Upper Extremity and Hand Weakness
- Improving Upper Extremity Tone
- Teaching Adaptations, Such As One-Handed Bathing and Dressing Techniques