Occupational Therapy

  • SSM Health Occupational Therapists promote independence and safety with people of all ages during activities of daily living such as self-care, home maintenance, medication and money management, return to work, pre-driving and community skills. They are experts in evaluation of the motor, sensory, cognitive and perceptual deficits, which interfere with independent living. They work with the patient to develop a comprehensive patient focused treatment plan.

    Treatments may include:

    • Visual Rehabilitation – with focus on visual tracking and compensatory skills training as well as education with emphasis on adaptive strategies and equipment.
    • Upper extremity motor function - including AROM, strength and dexterity with exercise and neuromuscular re-education to include motor control
    • Mass dose training
    • Modified constraint induced therapy
    • Activities of Daily Living Training - focus on adaptive equipment and use of compensatory strategies
    • UE prosthesis training