Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy at Little River Healthcare System is skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives.  Occupational therapy assists people in developing the “skills for the job of living” which are necessary for independent and satisfying lives.  Services typically include:

  • Customized treatment programs to improve one’s ability to perform daily activities
  • Comprehensive home and job-site evaluations with adaptation recommendations
  • Performance skills assessments and treatment
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training
  • Guidance to family members and caregivers
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Back Safety and Wellness Education

Common health conditions that benefit from occupational therapy include:

  • Work-related injuries including lower back problems or repetitive stress injuries
  • Limitations following stroke or heart attack
  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other serious chronic conditions
  • Mental health or behavioral problems including Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress
  • Burns, spinal cord injuries, or amputations
  • Broken bones or other injuries from falls, sports injuries, or accidents
  • Vision or cognitive problems that threaten the ability to drive
  • Deconditioning following an illness

We offer comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and home health services to meet the needs of all of our patients.

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