Occupational Therapy NJ
Occupational Therapy (OT) is a diverse field of practice that services individuals of all ages who are experiencing physical, mental, and/or developmental disabilities. An Occupational Therapist (OT) works to rehabilitate patients to independently return to their occupations of everyday life. OTs assess and provide client-based treatment to minimize or eliminate functional barriers experienced during activities of daily living (ADLs), work demands, leisure, social participation, and play. OTs are also trained in wheelchair seating, home safety assessments/ setup, workstation assessments/ setup, and fabrication of orthotics.
Pro Staff’s OTs specialize in evaluating and treating upper extremity injuries and post-operative conditions to the shoulder, upper arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand, and digits.
What to Expect at Your First Occupational Therapy Appointment
At Pro Staff Physical Therapy, we pride ourselves on making our patients feel comfortable every step of the way. At your first OT appointment we will first listen to your story and understand where you are at in your journey back to full health.
Your occupational therapist will ask you a variety of questions to dive deeper into the issue that you are having. From there they will perform a hands-on assessment to see where any limitations in strength, mobility, or pain may be coming from.
During this appointment you will be moving, and we want you to be comfortable so please dress in loose, comfortable clothing. Having a pair of shorts would also be helpful if you are dealing with any lower body issue.
Once your assessment is completed your occupational therapist will come up with a treatment plan that is focused on your needs and movement goals.
Occupational Therapy Treatments at Pro Staff
- Manual therapy/ massage
- Wound care
- Scar management
- Edema/ swelling management
- Therapeutic exercise/ activities
- Neuromuscular re-education
- Sensory re-education and desensitization
- Custom fabrication of orthotics/ splinting
Occupational Therapy Treatments
Occupational therapists specialize in a variety of treatments that can be helpful in treating your condition. The occupational therapists at Pro Staff are experts in manual therapy which encompasses any hands-on treatments that you may need. We also specialize in corrective exercises and neuromuscular re-education. These treatments are focused exercises that you will do both in person with the guidance of your therapist to correct any movement imbalance that is causing dysfunction.
We take an individualized approach with all our patients and strive to make sure you are meeting all your goals. With the combination of both hands-on care and movements specific to your needs you will be back to the things you love in no time.
Get Started Today
The Pro Staff Physical Therapy team is committed to helping you along your journey back to the things you love to do. If you live in New Jersey and are looking for high-quality occupational therapy, check out Pro Staff today. Contact us to schedule an appointment today.