Occupational Therapy - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
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Occupational Therapy

SERVICES PROVIDED:

•Upper extremity evaluation and treatment
•Hand Therapy
•Orthotic Devices
•Stroke Rehabilitation
•Physical Capacity Evaluation
•Evaluation for Adaptive Equipment
•Pre-Op Education and Instruction
•Home Exercise Programs
•Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation
•Aquatic Therapy
•Upper Extremity Evaluation
•AROM/PROM Coordination
•Strength
•Sensation

HAND THERAPY:

•Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
•Hand Fractures
•Arthritis
•Dupuytrens Contracture
•Finger Deformities

ORTHOTIC DEVICES:

•Hand splints
•Finger splints
•Wrist braces

STROKE REHABILITATION:

•Evaluation and treatment of Hemiparesis
•Evaluation of Perceptual Skills
•ADL Skills Practice

EVALUATION FOR ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT:

•Shower chairs
•Bedside commodes
•Raised toilet seats
•Grab bars and safety rails
•Feeding utensils
•Dressing devices    


CARDIAC/PULMONARY:

•Education/Conditioning
•Endurance Training
•Paced Breathing
•Healthy Living Habits
•Energy Conservation/
•Stress Management

AQUATIC THERAPY:

•Range of Motion
•Muscle Strengthening
•Endurance building
•*Moderate aerobic acticity (in a low impact and gravity eliminated environment)

PHYSICAL CAPACITY EVALUATION:

To evaluate physical capacity and abilities for the work environment such as lifting, endurance and lower body flexibility.

PRE-OP EUCATION AND INSTRUCTIONS:

•Carpal Tunnel Release
•Hip and knee replacements
•Programs for shoulders, elbows, wrists and hands.

Occupational Therapy

A health-care profession that helps people with permanent and temporary disabilities enjoy:

•Independence
•A better quality of life
•Improved emotional well-being

Contact Info

Location

  • Temple, Building 163, Room BB120
    Waco 4800 Memorial Drive, Waco, TX 76711
    Austin 7901 Metropolis Dr, Austin, TX 78744

Contact Number(s)

  • 254-743-2632

Hours of Operation

  • M-F, 8:00a - 4:30p