Occupational Therapy

Restoring or regaining your abilities is our goal, every step of the way.

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We understand the challenges of trying to take care of daily tasks when you’ve been injured, ill or had surgery. The occupational therapists at Nuvance Health® are here to help you relearn skills or discover new ways to achieve them.

Occupational therapy (OT) at Nuvance Health: Why choose us?

If you’ve had an accident, illness or surgery, you may find it more difficult to accomplish things at home or work. At Nuvance Health, licensed occupational therapists help you overcome any hurdles and get back to your regular routine. You find:

  • Convenient locations:
    We offer occupational therapy at locations throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley and Western Connecticut. You find care where you need it.
  • Excellent care at your side:
    Our licensed occupational therapists work collaboratively to meet your individual needs. We coordinate care, so you don’t have to.
Relearn Old Skills, Discover New Ones With OT

Your occupational therapist evaluates your condition, then works with you to develop a care plan that meets your individual needs. The goal of occupational therapy is to get you back to things you like to do and need to do. Licensed OTs help you rediscover how to carry out daily activities as safely and independently as possible.

Conditions We Treat

Nuvance Health occupational therapists may serve eligible patients who have experienced:

  • Amputated limbs and/or prosthetics
  • Arthritis
  • Brain injury
  • Severe burns 
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) Stroke
  • Concussion
  • Repetitive injury such as carpal tunnel or tennis elbow
  • Developmental delays
  • Head injury
  • Hand injury
  • Lymphedema
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurological injury and conditions
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Spinal cord trauma and compression
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Tailored OT Treatments to Support Your Goals

At Nuvance Health, experienced and compassionate occupational therapists aim to improve your ability to function and enjoy daily life. You work with them to develop a personalized plan that meets your needs and lifestyle.

Strategies may include:

  • Adaptive or protective equipment
  • Edema (excess fluid) control
  • Education in self-care and wellness
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Fine motor and gross motor coordination retraining
  • Ice or heat treatments
  • Iontophoresis (noninvasive application of anti-inflammatory medication)
  • Range of motion and strengthening activities
  • Sensory reeducation
  • Static and dynamic splinting
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic activities of daily living (e.g. eating breakfast)
  • Ultrasound
  • Wound care and scar management