Traumatic Brain Injury Occupational Therapy

Our Goals:

  • Assess and measure arm functioning
  • Improve motion, coordination, and sensation in the upper arm and hand
  • Manage tone and spasticity related to stoke or other neurologic diagnoses
  • Recommend adaptive equipment to maximize independence
  • Improve the patient’s ability to complete activities

Common Neurologic Conditions Treated:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson’s disease

What to Expect:

  • Assessment of functional status with home and community activities
  • Measurement of arm motion, coordination, strength, and sensation
  • Provide home programming to restore and maximize arm functioning
  • Clinic based exercises
  • Manual therapy
  • Recommend adaptive equipment for safety and greater independence
  • Teaching of strategies to improve function
  • Use of electrical stimulation to restore arm functioning
  • Use of splints as needed to manage pain and joint stiffness

A referral to Occupational Therapy is required from your provider.

Fax Referrals to 612-873-1989.