Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Specialist
Physical and neurologic disabilities resulting in pain, limited mobility, decreased hand strength, or loss of function can be devastating. At ProKinetics Physical Therapy in Brooklyn, New York, we provide individualized occupational therapy for patients experiencing these debilitating symptoms. Our treatments can maximize independence, develop function, and increase strength so patients can resume a normal life.

Occupational Therapy Q & A

ProKinetics Physical Therapy

What is an occupational therapist?

Occupational therapists, who are often skilled therapists, work with individuals experiencing difficulty with their daily activities.

These activities can be simple, everyday necessities like getting dressed or preparing meals, or they may be more complex work tasks. Several injuries and conditions can cause such difficulties. Among the most common are:

  • General aging
  • Stroke
  • ALS
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Arthritis
  • Unforeseen accident
  • Occupational or work injury
  • Burn injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis

Occupational therapists are also experts in improving hand function.

What are some common occupational therapy treatments?

At ProKinetics Physical Therapy, we offer various approaches to improve your daily function.

Other treatments

Other treatments ProKinetics Physical Therapy offers include:

  • Home exercise routines
  • Wellness education

These therapies help you understand the importance of consuming the right fuel for recovery and staying at a target weight to achieve optimal physical function.  

What can I expect from occupational therapy?

Every patient receives an initial evaluation by our occupational therapists. Their assessment includes a thorough review of your personal medical history, family medical history, current symptoms, and mobility, as well as diagnostic tests to fully understand your condition.

Prokinetics Physical Therapy develops an individual treatment plan that includes specific exercises, the proposed frequency of your therapy sessions, and a projected time frame for achieving your goals. Through this comprehensive, individualized treatment plan, our patients can perform the tasks they need to do and get back to the activities they love.

If you’ve experienced an occupational injury or have trouble performing everyday tasks, call ProKinetics Physical Therapy today or book an appointment online.

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