Occupational Therapy

Penn Highlands Brookville

Penn Highlands Brookville Occupational Therapy serves those whose activities and lifestyle have been interrupted by disease or disability. We help inpatients, swing bed and home health patients get back to as normal standard of living as possible.

Our expert therapists can help you with:

Disability Evaluation

  • Hand function (coordination, range and strength)
  • Perceptual motor skills (position in space, ataxia or apraxia)
  • Dressing and transfers
  • Bathing and grooming
  • Energy conservation
  • Joint protection
  • Return to work evaluation

Splinting

Our Occupational Therapy department is well-known for its splinting expertise. We build custom static splints to alleviate carpal tunnel syndrome, thumb injuries, meta carpal fractures and more.

Hand Therapy

We can evaluate and treat disabilities of the hand, wrist and elbow as well as injury and impairment of the upper extremities.

  • Range of motion
  • Fine and gross coordination exercises
  • Edema control techniques
  • Joint mobilization
  • Joint protection
  • Splinting

Penn Highlands Brookville offers rehabilitation services in several different locations for the convenience of our patients. For more information about Penn Highlands Brookville Occupational Therapy, please call 814-849-0625.

Penn Highlands Clearfield

Penn Highlands Clearfield Occupational Therapy prepares individuals of all ages to return to normal activities after an accident, illness, surgery or physical/mental impairments at birth.

Occupational therapists can reduce or resolve mobility problems that limit your independence, work and leisure activities. These conditions include cerebral palsy, spina bifida, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, arthritis, hip and knee replacement surgery, dementia, work related injuries and lymphedema.

Penn Highlands Clearfield provides both inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy. Inpatient therapy services are available for patients recovering from a stroke, respiratory issue or hip/knee repair. Outpatient therapy services are available for ergonomic, hand, vision, pulmonary, lymphedema therapy and more. Outpatient pulmonary therapy is handled by The Better Breathing Center. Short-term rehabilitation services are available for patients with specific rehabilitation goals in need of a daily, intensive therapy to aide in the recovery from surgery, illness or accident. Home health therapy is also available for homebound patients who cannot travel to our offices for treatment.

Penn Highlands Clearfield offers rehabilitation services in two locations for the convenience of our patients. For more information about Occupational Therapy at Penn Highlands Clearfield, please call 814-768-2332.

Penn Highlands DuBois

The occupational therapists at Penn Highlands DuBois help individuals achieve specific skills by adapting daily tasks or the environment to increase their independence. We provide customized evaluation, treatment, instructions and training to patients suffering from:

  • Work-related injuries
  • Stroke or heart attack
  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis or other serious illness
  • Birth injuries, learning problems or developmental disabilities
  • Substance abuse problems and eating disorders
  • Burns, spinal cord injuries or amputations
  • Broken bones or other injuries from sports, falls or accidents

Lymphedema Specialty Program

Treatment for lymphedema is provided through the Occupational Therapy department at Penn Highlands DuBois. Treatment focuses on manual lymph drainage, massage, compression bandaging techniques, skin care, exercise and patient education.

Outpatient Services are available at all Penn Highlands DuBois locations. For more information, please call 814-375-3372.

Penn Highlands Elk

Penn Highlands Elk features a full service rehabilitation center in a state-of-the-art facility staffed by quality therapists who evaluate, develop and guide personalized rehabilitation programs that improve your mobility and quality of life.

Our occupational therapists provide activities of daily living training, hand therapy, a lymphedema management program, a neurologic program and pediatric therapy.

We offer rehabilitation services in several different locations for the convenience of our patients.

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