The goal at Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital is to get patients back to living their best lives. Our highly-skilled occupational therapists are qualified to treat patients recovering from:
- 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 UNM 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:
- Manual therapy
- Therapeutic exercise
- Wound care
- Functional training
- Modalities, including ultrasound, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, and paraffin
- Educating patients on joint protection
- Home program