Occupational Therapy

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Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapists can help restore your ability to perform daily living and work-related tasks. They employ techniques to improve your upper extremity strength, range of motion, coordination, dexterity and pain control. We can also train you to use specialized equipment at home or fabricate upper extremity splints to help make tasks easier.

Common Conditions

  • Musculoskeletal and neuromuscular impairments of the upper extremities
  • Tendinitis/bursitis/arthritis
  • Repetitive movement related injuries
  • Workers compensation injuries
  • Strokes
    • Post-operative surgeries including:
      • Joint replacements
      • Fractures
      • Arthroscopic
      • Shoulder surgeries
      • Carpal tunnel surgeries
      • Tendon/ligament surgeries

Equipment and Therapies

  • Balance equipment
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Iontophoresis (medication electrically delivered and absorbed by the skin)
  • Nu step
  • Plyometric training equipment
  • Arjo lift system
  • Recumbent and arm bikes
  • Stairs
  • Swim Ex pool
  • Therapy balls
  • Treadmills
  • Ultrasound
  • Weight training equipment

For more information on the occupational therapy services offered at the Bellevue Medical Center or to schedule an appointment please contact us at 402-763-3740 or fax us at 402-763-3196.