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Occupational Therapy

After a health condition that affects your ability to do daily tasks, get help from an occupational therapist at UNC Rockingham Health Care in Eden, North Carolina.

What’s Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy helps children and adults build, regain, or develop skills to make performing everyday activities (bathing, dressing, etc.) easier. An occupational therapist (OT) evaluates and treats childhood development and learning. They also provide self-care techniques and encourage independent living at any age, including work and social activities.

Personalized Care Plans

Expect trained OTs at UNC Rockingham to provide an individual assessment of your condition and abilities. Your OT will develop an individualized care plan that fits your needs, abilities, and treatment goals.

Conditions Occupational Therapy Helps

Get evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for:

Specialized Occupational Therapy & Treatments

Seek specialty care for all ages from knowledgeable, experienced OTs at UNC Rockingham.

Lymphedema Therapy

If you develop lymphedema from cancer treatment, a vascular disorder, or another condition, rely on our certified lymphedema therapists to provide expert services, including:

  • Compression garment fitting
  • Education to help you manage your condition
  • Exercise
  • Manual lymphatic drainage techniques

Pediatric Therapy

Depend on dedicated OTs at UNC Rockingham to give your infant or child compassionate care. Our OTs and speech therapists often work as a team to provide children with coordinated care for the best possible outcome. Look forward to a customized treatment plan that identifies and focuses on your child’s therapy needs as they grow:

  • Developing handwriting abilities
  • Early childhood motor skills
  • Sensory perception (hearing, movement, smell, taste, and touch)

Orthopedic & Neurological Therapy

Take advantage of occupational therapies for orthopedic and neurological conditions. Find help and support to:

  • Cope with physical and cognitive changes
  • Participate in school and social situations
  • Regain skills after surgery or an injury

Assistive Devices Support

You may need assistive devices to do everyday tasks and reduce stress on your body. Your OT will evaluate your need for these tools if needed.

Community Outreach & Education

You’ll find our enthusiastic OTs devoting time to community outreach and education for patients with autism and their families, and the local Parkinson’s disease group in Eden.

Ask for a Referral

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for rehabilitation services at UNC Rockingham Health Care. For more information about our services, call 336-627-6199.

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