Ask for a Referral

If your doctor recommends therapy to treat your condition, ask for a referral to LMH Health. For more information, call a location near you.

Occupational Therapy

Live a more independent, productive, and satisfying life with personalized occupational therapy from LMH Health in Lawrence, Kansas. You’ll benefit from professionals with years of experience helping kids and adults stay active and involved in the community.

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy (OT) helps you participate in daily routines and activities. During occupational therapy, you’ll build skills and strategies that allow you to more easily do the things you want and need to do – from caring for yourself to taking part in your favorite pastimes.

Individual Care from Experienced OTs

Enjoy one-on-one attention from experienced, licensed occupational therapists. Many of our therapists have advanced training in specialized areas of care, so you can feel confident you’ll get the best care for your condition.

Conditions We Treat

Ask your doctor if occupational therapy could help you or your child affected by:

Your First OT Appointment

Your first OT appointment at LMH Health includes a comprehensive evaluation. During this time, your therapist may:

  • Review your problems or concerns
  • Ask about your home or work environment
  • Discuss your ability to do daily self-care activities
  • Check your strength, range of motion, coordination, mobility and sensation
  • Talk about your goals

Then you’ll work together to create an individualized treatment plan.

Expect your first appointment to last 45 to 60 minutes. If you use a splint or brace, bring it to your appointment.

Services

Trust occupational therapists with experience in:

  • Aquatic therapy – Uses water to make movement easier and more comfortable
  • Assistive device training – Shows you how to use special tools that make daily activities easier
  • Custom splinting – Protects and secures your joints with medical equipment molded to fit you
  • Home modification and safety education – Explains ways you can change your living space to better meet your needs
  • Hand therapy – Treats conditions affecting your hand, wrist, elbow, arm, or shoulder
  • Low vision therapy – Helps you live well with visual impairments
  • Lymphedema management – Improves the flow of lymph (fluid with white blood cells) to reduce swelling and discomfort
  • LSVT BIG® – Teaches people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions to make bigger motions and improve daily movements
  • Pediatric occupational therapy – Helps children gain skills to more confidently and independently participate in school, play and other activities
  • Wheelchair seating and positioning – Helps you use a wheelchair comfortably

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