Occupational therapy (OT) is a type of physical rehabilitation. Every day, most of us brush our teeth, prepare food and work around the house with ease, and never give it a second thought. However, for someone who has suffered a debilitating injury, disease or disability, performing these ordinary activities can become a monumental challenge. Mercy occupational therapists help patients of all ages develop and maintain necessary life and work skills.
Mercy occupational therapists can teach you ways to overcome physical limitations and make tasks more manageable. Depending on your unique condition or medical issue, occupational therapy sessions at Mercy may involve a wide range of different therapies and OT treatments, including:
As part of your care and learning, we work with your family members and friends to encourage their participation in your treatment on your road to recovery.
Our occupational therapy services include treatment for people:
We all want – and deserve – to live independent, productive and satisfying lives. Our goal is to help you gain the skills and ability you need to handle daily activities with ease – so you can focus your attention on all the other things that make life fulfilling.
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including: