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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Treatments

Our occupational therapy treatment program emphasizes the individual needs of each patient and focuses on restoring functional capabilities. Patients are advanced towards independence with activities of daily living and community re-integration.

Occupational Therapy Services Provided for the Following DXs

  • Parkinson’s
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Orthopedic upper arm-shoulder disorders including hemiarthroplasty and fractures
  • Myopathies/Myelopathies
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • S/P Craniotomy

Goals of Occupational Therapy

  • Improve range of motion and fine motor skills
  • Regain strength and flexibility
  • Restore optimal level of function
  • Perceptual motor re-training
  • Cognitive re-training

Specialty Services

  • Dynamic and Static Custom Splinting
  • Saebo FLEX Dynamic Orthosis — Functional Tone Management Arm Training Program
  • Saebo Glide — Maximized arm function after neurologic injury
  • Self-care / ADL re-training
  • Compensatory skills to enhance function
  • Fine motor rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy at Transitions of Long Island

Transitions of Long Island® is a comprehensive occupational therapy program servicing the following diagnoses: Stroke, traumatic brain injury, aneurysm, anoxia, brain tumor, encephalitis, and other acquired brain injuries.

The occupational therapy treatment program at Transitions® emphasizes the individual needs of each patient and focuses on restoring functional capabilities. Patients progress towards independence with activities of daily living and community re-integration.

Specialty Services Offered

  • Saebo neurological orthotic devices for the upper extremity
  • Bioness NESS 200 functional electrical stimulation orthotic for the upper extremity
  • Cognitive rehabilitation and specialty groups

Goals of Occupational Therapy Treatment

  • Increase independence with activities of daily living (dressing, cooking, etc.)
  • Increase independence in the community
  • Reintegration to work and school
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Improve range of motion and coordination