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Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy to help you accomplish everyday tasks

Occupational therapists are trained to help people with a variety of medical concerns live life to their fullest. Occupational therapists teach patients how to improve the function of joints and muscles and when needed, provide strategies to help people learn how to modify their environment or tasks and obtain skills necessary to perform daily activities. These daily activities include everything from self-care tasks such as getting dressed and brushing teeth to using job skills in the workplace.

Conditions that occupational therapy can help may include:

  • Arthritis

  • Brain Injury

  • Hand, arm, shoulder injuries or weakness

  • Muscle and joint problems

  • Neurological problems

  • Lymphedema/ Edema (swelling)

  • Incontinence/pelvic floor problems  

ProHealth Care occupational therapists use a wide array of treatment options including:

  • Hand and arm therapy

  • Activities of daily living

  • Equipment adaptations

  • Energy conservation

  • Environmental modifications

  • Joint protection strategies

  • Arthritic adaptations

  • Splinting

  • Manual therapy-including soft tissue massage, scar management & desensitization

  • Time management

  • Therapeutic exercise

  • Modalities-including ultrasound, e-stim, paraffin, fluidotherapy

  • Ergonomics training

  • Work hardening/Reconditioning

  • Cognitive rehabilitation

  • Edema/lymphedema control

  • Biofeedback

Specialty programs offered by occupational therapists at ProHealth Care include:

If you believe you may benefit from occupational therapy, please request a referral from your physician for ProHealth Care occupational therapy services. To schedule an appointment, call the clinic nearest you where occupational therapy is available:

ProHealth Medical Group
1500 Walnut Ridge Drive

ProHealth Medical Group
240 W. Maple Avenue

Musculoskeletal Institute
at ProHealth Care Oconomowoc Physician Center
1185 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 250

ProHealth Care
W239 N1812 Rockwood Drive

ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital
725 American Avenue