The occupational therapists at CHI Saint Joseph Health guide people to achieve independent living. Through a hands-on approach and an individualized treatment plan, occupational therapists help people recovering from neurological and orthopedic conditions regain function so they can live life fully, safely and independently.
Therapy begins with a thorough evaluation and assessment to determine the best course of treatment.
Benefits of Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy patients acquire important tools to apply to their daily life and learn how to function safely and effectively within home and work environments.
The benefits of occupational therapy apply to a wide variety of conditions and situations such as:
- Post-surgery rehabilitation for people who have had hip replacements, knee replacements, arthroscopy and other types of orthopedic surgery
- Neurological conditions such as stroke and head injury
- Degenerative conditions such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis
- Arthritis and lupus
- Back and neck injuries
- Work-related injuries