Health Services

Occupational Therapy Clinic

Beneficiaries

Care is provided to authorized patients from infants to geriatric patients. TRICARE access to care standards are followed. This clinic averages 430 patient visits monthly.

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession that helps people to be as functional and independent as possible. Traditionally, Occupational Therapy is the use of goal-directed, purposeful activity to aid in the development of adaptive skills and performance capacities by individuals of all ages who have physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or psychological impairments.

Therapy is designed to:

  • Maximize independence
  • Prevent disability
  • Promote health and wellness

Services Provided:

Evaluation, diagnosis and rehabilitation treatment for a variety of upper extremity disorders from the hand to the elbow to include:
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome.
  • Arm/hand pain or paresthesia of unknown origin.
  • Tendonitis, tenosynovitis, DeQuervain's syndrome, intersection syndrome, trigger finger, lateral and medial epicondylitis.
  • Arthritis (rheumatoid and osteo), carpal boss.
  • Sprains, strains, contusions, lacerations, abrasions, burns, suspected fractures.
  • Paronychias, felons.
  • Ganglion cysts.
  • Joint contractures, Dupuytren's disease.
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
  • Postoperative upper extremity therapy.
  • Limited rehabilitation services for patients with post head injuries, strokes, hip and knee replacements.

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Location

1st Floor of the hospital (Bldg. 285) near the shoppette

Hours

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Phone

337-531-3305 or 337-531-3306
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