Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

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Carlinville Area Hospital’s new Outpatient Therapy Department is over 7000 square feet and provides Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy.

The area has 5 private treatment rooms one of which is a large pediatric room with sensorimotor area and swing, a school desk for handwriting, posture, and education and various teaching toys/ I-pad.  Another treatment room is dedicated for Lymphedema patients.

A large Occupational Therapy area in the gym is designated for hand therapy, splint fabrication, ADL re-training, and life skills activities.

Our occupational therapists can help restore your ability to perform daily living and work-related tasks. They employ techniques to improve your upper extremity strength, range of motion, coordination, dexterity and pain control.

Common Conditions

  • Musculoskeletal and neuromuscular impairments of the upper extremities
  • Tendinitis/bursitis/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

Specializing in

  • Hand and wrist injuries
  • Coordination Problems
  • Sensory Dysfunction in children
  • Strokes
  • Chronic Conditions affecting everyday independence
  • Handwriting
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Behavior concerns in children

For more information on the occupational therapy services offered at Carlinville Area Hospital, please call 854-3141 X298.