Occupational Therapy

Regain your day-to-day functions.

The Carlinville Area Hospital & Clinics occupational therapy area, located in the Medical Office Building gym, is designated for hand therapy, splint fabrication, ADL re-training, and life skills activities. Our occupational therapists can help restore the ability to perform daily living and work-related tasks. Therapists employ techniques to improve upper extremity strength, range of motion, coordination, dexterity, and pain control.

Common conditions treated with occupational therapy include:

  • Musculoskeletal and neuromuscular impairments of the upper extremities
  • Tendinitis, bursitis, and arthritis
  • Repetitive movement related injuries
  • Workers’ compensation injuries
  • Strokes
  • Post-operative surgeries including:
    • Joint replacements
    • Fractures
    • Shoulder surgeries
    • Carpal tunnel surgeries
    • Tendon/ligament surgeries
  • Sensorimotor conditions
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Developmental delays
  • ADHD

Occupational therapist helping a patient while both are seated at a table

Our occupational therapists specialize in the following injuries and conditions:

For more information on occupational therapy services at Carlinville Area Hospital & Clinics, call 217-854-3141 ext. 298.