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Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapists work one-on-one with patients and their families to improve quality of life through individualized treatment programs. We also have Roane County’s only occupational therapist holding dual certification in Hand Therapy and Ergoscience Functional Capacity Evaluations.

Occupational therapy is an integral part in the successful treatment of individuals experiencing difficulty functioning in daily life due to injury or illness.

Treatment programs include:

  • Activities of daily living training
  • Adult neurological rehabilitation
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Work Site Ergonomic Evaluation
  • Static and dynamic custom hand splints
  • Modalities
  • Low vision adaptation training
  • Industrial Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity and Contracture Management

Reasons for Referrals

Neurological Diagnoses:

  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Traumatic brain injury

Orthopedic Diagnoses:

  • Acute edema management Arthritis
  • Crush Injuries
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • UE Fractures
  • Tendon or nerve laceration/repair
  • Post-operative wound care
  • Cumulative trauma disorders of the upper extremity