If you are unable to do your work or enjoy the activities you love, consider Occupational Therapy at Flagstaff Medical Center. Maybe you have started to notice pain at your workplace. maybe you have problems because of repetitive motion. You have probably heard about things like carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis but you are afraid that there is nothing you can do. Let us help you. Our occupational therapists are highly skilled professionals who will not just help you take care of yourself so that you can continue to work and do the things you love. You will also learn how to manage your activities and pace yourself so that you are less likely to get injured again.

Occupational Therapy can help people who have had or have:

  • Hand or arm injuries including tendonitis, De Quervain's, carpal tunnel and repetitive motion injuries
  • Orthopedic injuries or have had a recent orthopedic surgery including tendon repairs
  • Work injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Chronic pain
  • Arthritis
  • Amputations
  • Problems resulting from a stroke (CVA), traumatic brain injury (TBI or CHI), or a spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Lymphedema or swelling that won't go away
  • Weakness and problems from neurological disorders such as Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Muscular Dystrophy
  • Sensory Integration problems
  • Visual Perception needs
  • Memory/Cognition issues
  • Cancer with weakness and limited motion from treatment
  • Problems with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) for any reason

Our specialized programs include:

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) for those who need to know if and when they can return to their jobs
  • Worksite evaluation and assessment including recommendations for ergonomic equipments and design
  • Injury prevention
  • Aquatic exercise in our warm water pool
  • Lymphedema management
  • Customized hand splinting
  • Pediatric assessments and treatment

Our occupational therapists get to the heart of the problem, finding the root cause and helping you lead a fuller life. If you have been dependent on others we can help you move to independent living. Our holistic approach, emphasizes self-care and prevention without drugs or pharmacy interventions. Sometimes an injury or illness affects everyone you love so we include your family and your loved ones in your plan of care and work with all of you to set and achieve your goals. We want to help you maximize your quality of life.

For more information, call 928 773-2125.