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Occupational Therapists at Johns Hopkins work with patients across the lifespan to help them return to their daily activities. Occupational Therapists help children to participate fully in school and social situations, assist people recovering from injury to return to work and recreations, and provide support for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Contact us for an occupational therapy assessment or more information on how we can help with your occupational therapy needs.
Occupational therapy services typically include:
- an individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals;
- a customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach their goals; and
- an outcomes evaluation to ensure that goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan.
Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective where the focus is on adapting the environment to fit the person. The patient and their family are an integral part of the therapy team.
Common conditions treated
- Back and neck pain
- Brain injury and stroke
- Joint and muscle pain
- Spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions
- Sports-related injuries
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