Occupational therapy (OT) is a health profession which helps individuals with motor and behavioral problems learn to perform purposeful activities. The OT helps patients improve their ability to complete tasks in both their living and working environments. They work with individuals with physical, developmental and emotional conditions.
Our therapists will provide individualized treatments to enhance skill functioning resulting from illness, injury, or disability. The OT will use purposeful activity or interventions to achieve functional outcomes to promote, develop, sustain, or restore the highest possible level of independence.
Physical therapists (PT) provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. The PT’s goal is to restore, maintain, and promote overall fitness and health. Their patients include individuals with disabling neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, developmental delay, strokes, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis as well as orthopedic conditions such as neck and back pain, shoulder and knee rehabilitation or joint arthroplasty. PTs provide individual treatments tailored to maximize functional movement and increase independence.
Speech therapists (ST) provide services to develop or retrain skills in the areas of expressive and receptive language, articulation, and speech sound production. Individuals with pragmatic language problems and autistic spectrum disorders are trained to communicate functionally and socially. Speech therapists can help Individuals over come voice and fluency disorders. In addition, Speech therapists provide oral-motor and dysphagia training to develop functional eating and swallowing skills