When pain or an injury makes it hard for you to work or care for your personal needs, it’s time to schedule a consultation with occupational therapy at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas in Rockwall, Wylie, Forney, and Terrell, Texas. The orthopaedic practice has a multispecialty team that includes occupational therapists who teach you how to manage your daily life with your pain or injury. Call the office closest to you today or use the online booking button to learn more about occupational therapy at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas.
Occupational therapy is a health profession that helps people of all ages develop or regain the skills they need to perform everyday activities, like dressing, eating, and bathing.
They also teach you how to adapt your environment to your abilities and use assistive devices. Occupational therapy also assists with creating ergonomic workspaces to prevent problems like neck pain, back pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
Occupational therapy aims to promote independence, enhance quality of life, and help you participate in the activities that bring you joy.
Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas is a multidisciplinary practice that provides occupational therapy. The team cares for all ages, including children as young as age 1.
Any orthopaedic condition that affects your independence and ability to take care of yourself benefits from occupational therapy. The team at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas treats all musculoskeletal needs, including:
These conditions may make it hard for you to manage daily activities and may benefit from occupational therapy to improve independence and self-care.
The specifics of your occupational therapy at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas depend on your individual needs and goals. Your occupational therapist completes a thorough initial assessment to evaluate your strengths and challenges and set therapeutic and functional goals.
They create an individualized therapy plan that helps you work towards your goal, which may include:
Your therapist works closely with you, adjusting your plan as you go until you reach your goals.
You may benefit from hand therapy following hand surgery to restore strength and mobility. Hand therapy is a specialized therapy available at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas.
They provide hand therapy to treat upper extremity injuries and conditions, fractures, and arthritis. You may also benefit from hand therapy to prevent upper extremity injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome or tennis elbow.
Call Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas today or request an appointment online to learn more about occupational therapy.