Conditions We Treat with Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapists make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to occupational therapy. The following is a list of some of the conditions we treat.

Browse Alphabetically

Head Shape Anomalies

In the first two years of age, a child's skull is soft and vulnerable, leaving them at risk for developing abnormal head shapes. If untreated, these may cause medical issues later.

Neuromuscular Disorders

Conditions affecting control of voluntary muscles, especially those of the legs and arms, affecting a child’s crawling, walking, head and neck control, breathing and swallowing.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls our ability to move our muscles voluntarily.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Children with CMT disease may have difficulty with walking and navigating stairs, decreased endurance, trouble fastening buttons, writing or sustaining a grip on objects.

Concussion

A brain injury that temporarily changes the way the brain works. The symptoms of a concussion can be subtle. A concussion can occur even if a person has not lost consciousness.

Brachial Plexus Injury

An injury to the major nerve group located in the neck and armpit.

Developmental Delays

Some with biological causes, others may be environmental, delays can be grouped into mental, physical, behavioral and speech.

Sensory Processing Disorders

Conditions in which the child has problems processing and organizing sensation coming from the body and the environment.

Fractures

A partial or complete break in the bone. See also Bone Fracture