Occupational Therapy

Scott & White's licensed and registered occupational therapists have specific skills to teach patients how to cope with the challenges of everyday life. Occupational therapists use "occupation-based" treatments to develop, recover or maintain the daily living and work skills of their patients with a physical, mental or developmental condition.

Some of the diagnoses we treat:

  • CVA
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Sports injuries
  • Crush injuiries
  • Complex shoulder injuries
  • MS
  • Stroke
  • Guillain-Barre
  • CRPS
  • Brachioplexus injuries
  • Spinal cord injury
  • ALS
  • Essential tremors
  • Pain management
  • TBI
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Generalized UE weakness

Treatment techniques

  • LSVT Big Therapy for Parkinson’s disease
  • Work hardening/re-entry
  • UE/trunk strengthening/ROM
  • Manual therapy
  • Edema management/scar mobilizations
  • Ergonomic/activity modifications
  • NMES/IFC/ultrasound/iontophoresis
  • Orthotic training to reduce/manage spasticity
  • Kinesio-taping
  • Modififed Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CMT)
  • Power wheelchair evaluations and training
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs): dressing, grooming, bathing, feeding, toileting
  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs): medication management, shopping

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