Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a type of treatment you may seek when you need help learning skills to assist you in leading an independent, productive and satisfying life. Occupational therapists can help you in all stages of your life whether as a child with a concussion needing modifications to a learning environment or as an adult with a traumatic hand injury requiring modifications to work or home activities.

When you need help resuming activities of daily living following an illness or injury, turn to Concord Hospital Rehabilitation Services Occupational Therapists for expert care and treatment. Whether you've experienced an illness that's resulted in inpatient hospitalization or a work-related injury that's kept you out of work, our occupational therapists can teach you physical modifications to help you achieve your highest functional level.

Occupational Therapists with Advanced Training

When you choose Concord Hospital Rehabilitation Services for occupational therapy, you're receiving care from experts with advanced study and training.

Our certified hand therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of hand and elbow injuries and conditions. They work closely with hand surgeons to maximize post-operative outcomes and help you regain maximum use of your hand and arm.

Additionally, they specialize in cognitive therapy for treatment of cognitive deficits including difficulty thinking, understanding, learning or remembering. Processing information can be impacted by brain injuries like concussions and by chronic disease or aging.

Plus, if you have Parkinson's disease, our LSVT® BIG certified therapists can offer the Lee Silverman Voice Technique, a research-based exercise treatment administered only by specially-trained therapists.

Convenient Outpatient Occupational Therapy Locations

To serve you close to where you live and work choose one of our three occupational therapy outpatient locations for your treatment.

  • The Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Services at CH Medical Offices East
  • Rehabilitation Services at CH Medical Offices North

Common Conditions Treated with Occupational Therapy

  • Musculoskeletal injuries and conditions of the hand and elbow
  • Post-operative impairments following surgical repair of hand injuries/trauma, tendon repairs and transfers, joint replacement, fractures and other surgical repairs for joint, ligament, muscle and tendon injuries/conditions of the hand and elbow
  • Arthritis
  • Post-concussion cognitive deficits and other cognition disorders
  • Neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis
  • Low vision

Treatment Techniques for Occupational Therapy Patients

  • Splint fabrication
  • Joint mobilization
  • Soft tissue mobilization/massage (with and without instrument assist)
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Modalities including electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, ultrasound and laser treatment
  • Patient education on adaptive equipment, energy conservation
  • Cognitive retraining
  • LSVT® BIG treatment
  • Functional visual training: activity modification, recommendations for environmental modifications and training in the use of compensatory strategies and assistive technology
Inpatient Occupational Therapy

Inpatient Occupational Therapy

If you require occupational therapy while hospitalized, an occupational therapist will see you in the patient care unit where you're being treated for your illness, injury or surgery. Addressing your functional limitations during a Hospital stay is the focus of our inpatient occupational therapists.