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Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy helps individuals develop the abilities for everyday life — with "occupation" referring to the wide range of activities you do during the course of a normal day.

Via Christi occupational therapists work to help patients be as independent as possible with daily living skills. The areas of difficulty we address include:

  • Vision
  • Cognition
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Toileting
  • Return to work
  • Homemaking
  • Arm and hand weakness
  • Incoordination

Who can benefit from occupational therapy?

We help people who are dealing with limitations related to:

  • Arm injuries/trauma
  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Burns
  • Visual and cognitive impairments
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Degenerative chronic conditions
  • Sensory integration or autism