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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy at Pawhuska Hospital strives to help patients resume activities of daily living after experiencing a debilitating injury or illness. Occupational Therapy is an important service that will assist patients achieve and maintain an independent lifestyle.

After a comprehensive evaluation with our compassionate and experienced Occupational Therapist, patients, families, and therapists will work together to develop goals and create and personalized treatment plan that is comfortable for the patient. Occupational therapy at Pawhuska Hospital is known for giving patients the confidence and ability to perform everyday activities, including:

  • Eating
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Meal Preparation
  • Shopping
  • Community Mobility
  • Home Management

Using a wide range of interventions, our therapists adapt tasks and modify the environment to enhance each patient’s ability to function in their physical and social environment. They provide sensorimotor treatments for strength, endurance, range of motion, coordination and balance, as well as therapeutic activities for memory, orientation, cognitive integration and daily life skills.

Our occupational therapists collaborate with patients and their support teams to create a personalized work plan, tailored to the particular functions of an individual’s day-to-day schedule.