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Adult Neurological Occupational Therapy

Our outpatient neurological occupational therapy team works with you by identifying therapy goals based on your meaningful daily activities. We create an approach to therapy that maximizes your ability to return to your daily activities. Common adult conditions seen are:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cognitive issues including difficulty with remembering, paying attention or problem-solving
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty with physical skills
  • Low vision
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Neurologic conditions
  • Non-traumatic brain injury (brain tumor)
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Common treatments

  • Creating customized splints for your specific needs
  • Education on home programs to manage your symptoms:
    • Stretching
    • Range of motion
    • Strengthening
    • Joint protection techniques
  • Exercise and functional activities to help your return to daily activities
  • Kinesiotape application
  • Modalities including:
    • Functional electrical stimulation
    • Hot packs
    • Paraffin
  • Management of swelling
  • Planning for your return to work
  • Specialized equipment to retrain arm and hand control after neurologic injury including Sabeoflex products
  • Training in equipment to help you adapt to your condition or illness (shower chair, reacher, button-hook)
  • Training in fatigue management
  • Training in the use of memory aids (lists, calendars, smartphone apps, etc.)
  • Vision training in daily activities
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