Occupational therapy is functional goal-oriented therapy. It is designed to increase a patient's independence with activities of daily living for those who have experienced a loss of ability caused by hospitalization, aging, illness, injury or developmental disability. Our occupational therapists assist those recovery from stroke, arthritis, orthopedic conditions such as hip fractures, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and many other conditions. Our therapists employ goal-directed techniques during evaluation and treatment including therapeutic procedures. Adaptive techniques are learned to ensure the highest level of independence and quality of care. Occupational therapists are unique in their ability to creatively adapt the environment to meet the individual's needs.
Speech-language pathologists are professionally trained to diagnose and treat communicative disorders. Our therapy team takes a holistic approach skto therapy and we are continually enhancing our skills through education regarding the most current treatment modalities. The therapists look at each aspect of communication to help the individual reach his or her maximum potential. In addition, speech-language pathologist also evaluate individuals who are experiencing problems eating and drinking.
During a Dysphagia evaluation, the speech-language pathologists will see patients who have brain injury, stroke, or other neurological diseases. A careful history of medical conditions and symptoms is taken and the strength and movement of the muscles involved in swallowing is measured. The feeding process observed to determine postures, behavior, and oral movements during eating and drinking.
In the area of communication and cognition, our speech-language pathologists provide evaluations and treatment for a variety of impairments and disorders.
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Physical therapists provide therapy to patients who have experienced neuromuscular, orthopedic, and/or musculoskeletal dysfunctions. The professionally trained and licensed therapists promote functional training, wellness, maintenance of good health and proper body mechanics for each patient. Our physical therapist utilize state-of-the-art equipment and therapy modalities in applying general scientific principles to prevent, identify, correct or compensate for specific dysfunctions.
The goal is to maximize the individual's functional independence. Physical therapists also work with the individuals to prevent loss of mobility by developing fitness and wellness oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles. In addition, our therapist work as a team with other therapeutic disciplines to provide comprehensive rehabilitative services.