April is OT Month!

LOPT is proud of group of OT's and COTA's.  Bruce Bednar, Adam Mailander, Allison Sanchez-Masi, Jenny Seevers, Jenny Suing make up a team of therapists and assistants with specialized expertise in upper extremity evaluation and treatment.

April is national OT month.  Check out www.LOPT.com/handtherapy for more info about LOPT's hand rehab program.

 Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. 

Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Occupational therapy services typically include:

  • an individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals,
  • customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals, and
  • an outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan. 

Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team. It is an evidence-based practice deeply rooted in science.