Lutheran Hospital

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy enables people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health and prevent—or manage—illness, injury or disability. We offer both inpatient and outpatient services as well as other services which may be helpful.

Inpatient Occupational Therapy Services

  • Assessment and treatment of self-care, functional transfers and home management
  • Recommendations for adaptive equipment for toileting, bathing, dressing and feeding
  • Instruction in post-op precautions, non-pharmacologic pain management, body mechanics, breathing and energy consumption
  • Upper extremity rehab (shoulder to hand)
  • Evaluation of living skills
  • Family and/or caregiver instruction
  • Lymphedema program
  • Wheelchair and seating evaluation

For more information about this program, call 216.363.2111.

Outpatient Occupational Therapy Services

  • Upper extremity evaluation (shoulder to hand)
  • Fabrication on custom thermoplastic splints
  • Prefabricated splints
  • Lymphedema program
  • Range of motion
  • Strengthening
  • Joint protection training
  • Wound, scar and edema management
  • Nerve mobilization and desensitization
  • Adaptive equipment and activities of daily living training
  • Body mechanics and ergonomic protection techniques
  • Wheelchair and seating evaluations
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