Return to a Productive Lifestyle

Occupational therapy at the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Wellington Regional Medical Center can help patients recover from injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Treatment often begins within days of an injury or surgery and continues until the patient reach their maximum potential, such as being able to return to work or lead a productive lifestyle.

Conditions Treated

A wide range of conditions that may benefit from occupational therapy, including:

  • Hand, wrist or arm dysfunction
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sports injuries
  • Tennis elbow and other types of tendonitis
  • Tendon and nerve injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Repetitive motion syndromes
  • Amputations
  • Burns and frostbite
  • Arthritis

Occupational Therapy Services

We offer a variety of occupational therapy services, including:

  • Control of swelling
  • Heat and cold therapies
  • Ultrasound electrical simulations
  • Scar and soft-tissue massage
  • Desensitization and sensory re-education
  • Customized splint fabrication
  • Joint protection principles
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Strengthening muscles to improve fine and gross motor coordination
  • Training with orthotic and prosthetic devices
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Pain management
  • Training in life skills
  • Home exercise program

Contact the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center

For more information about occupational therapy at the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Wellington Regional Medical Center, please call 561-798-8515

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