Calverton Park, MO

Calverton Park, MO

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Calverton Park, MO Occupational Therapy

Calverton Park, MO Occupational Therapy. Our everyday lives require the use of physical ability as well as cognitive, psychological, and social skills. For someone with an injury, disability, or illness, performing some of these everyday tasks can be difficult. Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy, though, can restore the abilities that allow you to return to work, perform activities of daily living, and improve your overall well-being and enjoyment of life.

Axes Physical Therapy provides occupational therapy care that is informed by scientific evidence and led by our desire to help patients like you individuals in Calverton Park, MO and across Greater St. Louis. We are guided in our practice by our regard for every patient who passes through our doors and we personalize the care of every patient to their personal needs and goals. Our Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy program is headed by qualified occupational therapists who have extensive backgrounds in treating patients and are qualified to provide advanced care in specific treatment areas. When you require the best occupational therapy care available, visit the locally owned and operated Axes facility most convenient for you. Get one step closer to complete recovery and independence by contacting us online or finding the location closest to you.

What is Occupational Therapy?

According to the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, occupational therapy is “a client-centered health profession concerned with promoting health and well being through occupation.” In order to promote the patient’s health and well-being, treatment may include a focus on domains such as physical, cognitive, sensory-perceptual, and psychosocial performance and abilities as they relate to your everyday activities. The result of successful Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy treatment is to restore an enhanced level of well-being for the individual receiving care. How this is measured and what strategies are employed to accomplish this depends on the needs and goals of the individual.

Axes Calverton Park, MO occupational therapists serve anyone whose ability to perform on the job or complete everyday activities has been impacted by an injury or illness. Specifically, our Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy team evaluates and treats loss of ability or function of the upper extremity, elbow, forearm, and hand-related to an injury or illness. Additionally, our Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy team is here to assist those that are looking to return to work safely after and injury. In these situations, your occupational therapist will work with you on material handling, lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, and anutjomg else that is necessary in your work.

In occupational therapy in Calverton Park, MO, you will work with a licensed Occupational Therapist, or OT, who will use interventions such as activity modification, education, splinting, and exercise to help you perform the everyday activities, or occupations, you wish to do. As you can imagine, every Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy patient has a unique lifestyle with a unique set of responsibilities and interests. Your occupational therapy expeirence will be tailored to you. Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy is useful for anyone who is experiencing difficulty performing activities that that are a part of their daily life, known as an activity of daily living, or ADL. Our Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy patients range from individuals with significant developmental disabilities, stroke victims and surgery patietns, people of advanced age adjusting to their changing bodies, people who are hurt on the job — virtually anyone could be an occupational therapy patient in Calverton Park, MO.

Who Benefits from Calverton Park, MO Occupational Therapy?

Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy is a highly specialized, versatile, and patient-centered form of care that addresses patients’ goals and abilities in all environments (work, school, home, community) and through all factors (physical, psychological, cognitive, and social). Virtually anyone can benefit from Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy. At Axes, we see Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy patients including young children to eldery adults to a typically able-bodied individual who has suffered an injury. Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy is integral not only for restoring the abilities of someone suffering from the effects of an illness, injury, or other impairment but also as a preventative measure to protect those at risk of developing an impairment or disability.

We use Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy to help individuals with a variety of disabilities, injuries, and conditions, such as:

  • Acute upper extremity injuries
  • Amputations
  • Joint disorders, including arthritis
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Fractures
  • Muscle weakness
  • Neurological disorders
  • Overuse injuries
  • Surgery
  • Tendon injuries
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Visual or cognitive deficits
  • Work injuries

The patient plays an integral role in shaping their Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy treatment. Your personal treatment plan is based on the activities you wish to resume. We have been successful in restoring a vast range of abilities and functions in our past Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy patients, such as:

  • Eating, feeding, bathing, and using the bathroom
  • Sleep
  • Meal preparation
  • Dressing
  • Mobility, sitting, and standing
  • Joint protection
  • Sensation recovery
  • Ability to return to work, school, and other activities

Calverton Park, MO Occupational Therapy Steps

Each patient’s occupational therapy treatment is specific to their unique needs, daily activities, and limitations. Your Axes Calverton Park, MO occupational therapist plays a critical role in your treatment. They will design a course of treatment that will address your concerns and give you the skills you need to go about your everyday life as safely and independently as possible. If you are planning to receive Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy, it can help to know what to expect from this form of care., your OT will do the following:

  • Evaluation

    The first step in your occupational therapy journey is for your OT to understand your situation, including your goals and limitations. To accomplish this, you will undergo an initial assessment by your OT, along with ongoing evaluations throughout your course of treatment. They will incorporate information regarding the activities you must perform on the job (if applicable) or at home.

  • Planning

    Next, your occupational therapist will apply their knowledge of evidence-based occupational therapy practices and their understanding of your needs, environments, and goals to form an individualized treatment plan. Treatment will be a series of interventions aimed at the development of a skill, modification of an activity; retention of a declining skill; promotion of health, wellness, and self-care; and prevention of injury or disability.

  • Intervention

    After you and your occupational therapist create a treatment plan, the interventions will begin. Your OT will give you activities and exercises to practice that will improve your abilities and prepare you to return to work. These interventions are specific to your needs and your typical environments and can include:

    • Exercises and activities
    • Training and education
    • Development of skills
    • Modification of environments and adaptation of activities
    • Assistive devices
    • Cognitive, sensory, and manual therapies
  • Collaboration

    In order to provide the level of care occupational therapy aims to achieve, it is essential that other people in your life participate in somew way. Care that is so personalized requires conhesion in terms of communication between you, your OT, family members, and other providers who are involved in your everyday life.

Calverton Park, MO Occupational Therapy| Axes Physical Therapy

Axes Physical Therapy provides leading occupational therapy care for individuals in the Calverton Park, MO area. Whether you are having difficulty typing at work, are recovering from an injury, or are looking to return to work safely and effectively, Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy can help. For your occupational therapy, make sure you are treated by an OT who has an extensive history of successfully working with other patients and who has a genuine desire to help you return to the daily activities that allow you to be independent. You get that care at Axes. Learn more about our Calverton Park, MO occupational therapy or other programs or become a patient of Axes today by choosing the location nearest you or reaching out to us online here.

Services Offered

Services Offered
  • Physical Therapy
    • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
    • Acute Injury Management
    • Chronic Injury Management
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
  • Spine Specialty

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Kait Kopp
Front Office Supervisor
Laura Jenkins
MS, OTR/L
Brett Shelton
PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSMT
John Teepe
Clinic Director, MPT

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