Occupational therapists are skilled professionals that provide treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapy gives people the “skills for the job of living” necessary for independent and satisfying lives. Services typically offered include:
- Customized treatment programs aimed at improving abilities to carry out the activities of daily living.
- Comprehensive evaluation of home and job environments and recommending the necessary adaptations.
- Recommendations and training in the use of adaptive equipment to replace lost function.
- Guidance to family and caregivers in safe and effective methods of caring for individuals.
In addition to these services, the occupational therapist at PTSR specializes in the care of injuries affecting the hand, wrist and elbow.