Occupational Therapy

The goal at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is to get patients back to living their best lives. Our highly-skilled occupational therapists are qualified to treat patients recovering from:

  • Stroke
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Neurological degenerative diseases
  • Spinal cord injury

Our rehabilitation programs include:

  • Activities of Daily Living Training
    Patients will work with occupational therapists in our therapy gym to complete daily exercises, such as maneuvering around living room furniture, handling a steering wheel, or using an ATM machine.
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Clinic
    Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital and Lovelace Women’s Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation clinic offer treatment options for patients who are experiencing hand and/or upper extremity dysfunction.

    In addition, Lovelace Women’s Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation clinic offers Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) to provide specialized care for patients at that location.

Treatment options include:

  • Splinting
  • Manual therapy
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Wound care
  • Functional training
  • Modalities, including ultrasound, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, and paraffin
  • Educating patients on joint protection
  • Home program

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