Occupational Therapy Treatment Services
Occupational Therapy provides evaluations, treatment and splinting for upper extremity and hand problems. Our treatment plans generally include therapeutic exercise geared towards the patient's activities of daily living. Our occupational therapists' goal is to maximize a patient's independence at home by developing strength and confidence and restoring mobility and function.
Common conditions that occupational therapy can treat are orthopedic conditions such as:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome/release
- Wrist fractures
- Dequervains tenosynovitis
- Basal joint arthritis
- Neurological conditions such as stroke and traumatic brain injury
If you have difficulty using your arms and hands, completing your daily activities, require an adaptive device, or need dynamic or static splinting, we will work with you to meet your personal goals.
Outpatient Rehabilitation Locations
Garnet Health offers rehabilitation services in Orange and Sullivan counties from high-quality, compassionate rehabilitation specialists in Middletown, Harris and Callicoon, NY.
Occupational Therapy Services
Our occupational therapy treatment plans begin with an in-depth evaluation of the patient's condition, benchmarking currently capabilities and setting goals for improvement.
After an initial consultation and evaluation, personalized therapeutic treatment plans are developed. Generally, our treatment plans will include some variety of and utilization of:
- Adaptive equipment
- Compensatory strategies
- Activities of daily living retraining
- Therapeutic activities
- Ergonomic/Joint protection
- Tendon gliding
- Sensory retraining
- Energy conservation
- Home safety evaluations
- Neurodevelopmental treatment
- Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
- Vestibular therapy
- Custom Splinting
- Wound care
- Hand therapy
- Nerve gliding
- Fine motor coordination
- Geriatric psychosocial interventions
As well as many other procedures are used to maximize functional independence. As your sessions progress, we discuss openly with our patients, their process and improvements; as well as, we have a formal outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention/treatment plan.
Schedule an Appointment
The professionals at Garnet Health provide rehabilitation services personally tailored to your needs and goals. If you’re looking for outpatient lymphedema therapy in Orange and Sullivan counties, call us to learn more about our rehabilitation services:
- Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Garnet Health Medical Center: 845-333-7300
- Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Harris & Callicoon: 845-794-3300 x 2139
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I wear?
In general, we encourage our patients to wear comfortable clothing to their therapy sessions. If you are coming straight from work or on your way to work, you can bring whatever you like to wear with you and change here if needed.
What are modalities?
Our physical therapists use a variety of modalities to help treat our patients. There are a variety of treatment modalities that can help strengthen, relax, and heal muscles. Below are a few of the treatment modalities we use at our clinic.
- Hot Packs
- Cold Packs
- Tens Unit
What should I bring to my first appointment?
For your first visit you will need your insurance card and prescription from your doctor. If you have any operative reports, MRI or X-ray results, you may bring those as well, but they are not necessary. Additionally, if you are using any type of brace, splint, or crutches, those should come with you.
How long is each session?
Generally, sessions can last between 30 minutes to an hour.
How often should I attend?
During your initial evaluation, your therapist will be able to tell you the optimal frequency to come, in accordance with your diagnosis, physician's plan of care and insurance coverage.
Will my insurance cover therapy?
Most insurance companies do cover these services, but coverage varies. Depending on what insurance you have, coverage may be dependent on a physiciall referral. We suggest you call your insurance company before hand to see if you require a referral.