What is Occupational Therapy?

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Occupational therapy services incorporate physical techniques with specific, related activities such as practice routines, instrument or postural positioning/ adaptation, and organization of daily routines to directly enhance the activity of performing. Specifically, occupational therapy treatments may include:

 

  • Upper extremity neuromuscular strengthening, conditioning, and endurance training
  • Physical agent modalities such as ultrasound, estim, iontophoresis
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Hand therapy
  • Splinting
  • Biofeedback
  • Postural positioning
  • Instrumental positioning
  • Instrumental adaptation
  • Specific practice techniques
  • Practice routine development
  • Computer ergonomic recommendations
  • Stress management/relaxation training
  • Education for daily activities that may contribute to recovery
  • Organization of daily routines