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occupational therapy

Advocate BroMenn Medical Center's occupational therapy services offers treatment to individuals with injury-related disabilities and focuses on teaching skills needed for daily living, including self-care, recreation, and work so patients can have an independent and satisfying life. Therapy is set to meet individual needs and may include home programs for quick recovery.

Areas of focus include:

  • Range of motion
  • Strengthening coordination
  • Perceptual training
  • Adaptive equipment, which allows individuals to function after a stroke
  • Activities of daily living.


Outpatient Hand Therapy
BroMenn's Outpatient Hand Therapy Clinic offers treatment for acute and cumulative trauma hand/elbow injuries in order to allow the patient to return to work and daily activities. A licensed occupational therapist and a certified occupational therapy assistant specializing in hand/upper extremity injuries provide treatment that includes:

  • Exercise
    - individualized exercise program of flexibility and strengthening.
  •  Modalities
    - a variety of modalities are used to reduce pain and inflammation and increase tolerance for therapeutic intervention.
  • Splinting
    - provides custom splinting to protect joint during healing phase.
  • Ergonomics
    - provides employers with recommendations on work area designs and adaptive equipment to make the work environment safer.
  • Education
    - strong emphasis on patient/family education through home exercise programs and activity modification to minimize re-injury and maximize function.

For more information about BroMenn's occupational therapy and outpatient hand therapy, please call 309.556.7900.

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