UPDATE: Loyola Medicine outpatient clinics at River Forest and Elmhurst are without power today, August 12, 2020, due to storms. Patients with appointments at these locations today will receive a phone call to reschedule, or be accommodated at other locations or through a Telehealth visit. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Occupational Therapy

Client-centered Therapy Focused on Daily Activities

Our licensed, experienced therapists provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients who have a condition, illness, disease or traumatic injuries.  Our client-centered therapy, which is provided both in the hospital and in the outpatient rehab center, includes treatment associated with activities of daily living with a focus on improving quality of life.

Upon physician referral, an occupational therapy evaluation may be scheduled.  Therapy will be coupled with easy to understand education and instruction in individualized exercise programs allowing active participation in rehabilitation.

Treatment techniques may include:

  • Activities of daily living intervention including equipment adaptation and training.
  • Range of motion, strength and coordination training
  • Energy conservation, joint protection and activity modification
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Safety training
  • Hand rehabilitation provided by a certified hand therapist
  • Customized splinting
  • Patient and family education

For more information or to make an appointment, please call 708-538-4942.

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