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Occupational Therapy

SMHC Occupational Therapy is a functionally-based treatment in which the therapist works to improve areas that have impacted an individual’s ability to perform daily activities as a result of illness, injury, developmental delay or post surgical debility. These functional areas can include cognition, motion, coordination, vision, perception, strength and stamina. Occupational therapists treat patients of all ages with the goal to improve function.

Our occupational therapists work collaboratively with you to establish customized goals that are meaningful, and directed toward a positive functional outcome.

Treatment may include:

  • exercises to build strength, motion and stamina
  • modalities to decrease pain, improve motion and normalize tissues
  • therapeutic activities for cognition (e.g., memory, problem solving, and sequencing) skills related to activities of daily living.
  • compensatory strategies training to provide alternative methods to task accomplishment

Our occupational therapists assist each individual to achieve their highest level of independence and function by helping to develop the necessary skill sets required for meaningful daily activities.

Appointments:

A physician's referral is required for treatment. For more information, or to make an appointment, please see the locations tab or contact central scheduling at 207-294-8030.

Locations:

Occupational therapists are available at all SMHC rehabilitation locations.

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