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Conditions We Treat

What’s an Occupational Therapist?

Increase your independence when you work with the occupational therapists at Stamford Health. You’ll receive holistic care from experts who can improve your abilities and quality of life.

Occupational therapists (OTs) help people of all ages gain life skills to achieve their goals after an injury or illness. Occupational therapists at Stamford Health match your needs and abilities with your environment to improve your self-reliance, safety, and comfort.

Activities of Daily Living

Your OT can help you relearn activities of daily living (ADL), such as:

  • Bathing and grooming
  • Cooking and cleaning
  • Dressing
  • Eating and drinking
  • Safely getting in or out of bed

Conditions We Treat

Ask about occupational therapy if you’re having trouble performing daily tasks due to:

  • Aging
  • Arthritis
  • Brain injury
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac (heart) conditions
  • Injury
  • Lymphedema
  • Mental health conditions
  • Muscle weakness
  • Neurological conditions such as stroke and Parkinson's disease (PD)
  • Orthopedic (bone and joint) conditions
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Vision trouble
Personalized Care Plan

Personalized Care Plan

You’ll work closely with your OT and family to create a plan tailored to your specific needs. You or your child may benefit from:

  • Concussion care
  • Evaluations and training for assistive tools
  • Exercises to build strength, flexibility, and increase range of motion
  • Hand therapy
  • Lymphedema services
  • Modifications to your home
  • Pain management
  • Splints
  • Support services like mental health and social services
  • Vision and vestibular therapy
LSVT BIG® Treatment

LSVT BIG® Treatment

Benefit from occupational therapists who have special training to help people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurological conditions. LSVT Big treatment can slow symptom progression and help people move more normally during tasks like:

  • Balancing
  • Dressing
  • Getting up or sitting down
  • Walking
  • Writing

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