Welcome to Occupational Therapy
- Acute care
- Balance therapy
- Cognitive therapy
- Driver safety assessment
- Falls Clinics
- Hand therapy
- Lymphedema therapy
- Manual therapy
- Pediatric therapy
- Splint fabrication
Meet our therapists
Northwestern Occupational Therapy Providers
Acute Care – Therapy provided to the patient while in the hospital setting and may be education/instruction in adaptive equipment, home set-up and safety awareness, self care, and/or cognitive therapy.
Cognitive Therapy – Provides interventions to address cognitive impairments to maximize independence and development of skills to enable people to participate in meaningful daily activities.
Driver Safety Assessments – Performed by our occupational therapists and offer a comprehensive driving evaluation consisting of two parts: one part in the or clinic and the second part behind the wheel of a car. The purpose of the clinic evaluation is to examine the physical, visual, and mental abilities required for safe driving.
Falls Clinic and Balance Therapy – Offers comprehensive evaluations by a physical and occupational therapist to help reduce the risk of falls and also to prevent falls.
Hand Therapy – Performed by an OT or PT with focus on treating orthopedic-based upper-extremity conditions.
Kinesiotaping – A rehab taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting range of motion.
Lymphedema Therapy – Helps maximize recirculation of fluid and reduce the risk of infection associated with fluid build-up or retention in soft body tissues.
Manual Therapy – Delivered with the hands, putting pressure on muscle tissue and manipulating joints to decrease pain caused by muscle spasm, muscle tension and joint dysfunction.
Pediatric Rehab – Focused on the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and intervention for children who are experiencing functional limitations or disability.
Splint Fabrication – Can provide you with a split that maximizes your function, and our Occupational Therapists offer a wide variety of splint techniques.