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Occupational Therapy

OAM has the largest team of certified hand therapists in the state and has been providing care for more than 35 years. Our highly specialized occupational therapists educate patients and facilitate individualized treatments for each patient to return to their maximum potential after injury or illness. We offer an on-staff ergonomic specialist to assist patients with optimizing their work habits in order to prevent further injury. In addition, we offer evaluation of fall risk and balance with daily tasks and provide comprehensive treatment to facilitate upper and lower extremity strength, increase balance and problem solve with the patient to optimize safety and function for completion of their daily tasks. As part of the comprehensive care at OAM, our occupational therapy team strives to increase independence and safety with fewer visits and lower costs.

Services

Conditions

  • Midcarpal instability
  • Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) injury
  • Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Radial nerve palsy
  • Bicep injuries/ruptures
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Burns and frostbite
  • Dupytren’s contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Wrist tendonitis
  • Intersection syndrome
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Wrist sprain
  • Wrist Fractures
  • Degenerative joint disease of the wrist
  • Wound care
  • General hand/wrist/forearm/elbow/shoulder pain
  • Fractures
  • Thumb basal joint arthritis
  • Flexor tendon laceration
  • Extensor tendon laceration
  • Mallet finger
  • Trigger finger/thumb
  • Skier’s or gamekeeper’s thumb
  • Amputations

Referring Physicians

If you are a physician or referring doctor, call 616-956-1101 for an occupational therapy referral.

Balance Therapy & Fall Prevention

To help prevent future injuries and treat your current symptoms, here are our options for non-surgical treatment.

Occupational Therapy Resources

The occupational therapy team has compiled a helpful list of resources for patients and caregivers.

Occupational Therapy FAQ

Before your scheduled appointment, read more about the most commonly asked patient questions or watch our videos.