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Occupational Therapy

Following a neurological episode or orthopaedic injury, The NeuroMedical Center’s occupational therapists can help you restore your ability to perform daily living and work-related tasks.  They are highly experienced in employing a variety of therapeutic techniques to improve upper extremity strength, range of motion, coordination, dexterity, and pain control. 

Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

The NeuroMedical Center is Baton Rouge’s premier provider for patients with upper extremity pain or injury (hand, wrist, elbow & shoulder).  

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Syndrome
  • Fractures & Crush Injuries
  • Joint Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Tendon & Ligament Injuries
  • Tendonitis

Services Provided

  • Customized Splint Fabrication (Static & Dynamic) Splinting
  • Soft Tissue & Joint Mobilizations
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education
  • Range of Motion (ROM) Exercises
  • Pain Management
  • Scar & Soft Tissue Massage
  • Strengthening Exercises 
  • TENS/Electrical Stimulation

Adaptive Equipment Fitting & Training

Our occupational therapists can utilize adaptive equipment or modify ways to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) to help patients regain as much independence as possible.   These tools can be utilized to help compensate for an individual’s physical changes and functional loss, or to simply make tasks safer or more comfortable.  Our therapists work with our patients across all setting to practice using recommended adaptive equipment or adaptive methods for the best independent level of function possible.

Custom Static & Dynamic Splinting

Custom static and dynamic splints and orthotics fabricated by our therapists promote maximum healing by protecting injured areas while allowing non-injured joints to remain mobile and functional.  

Types of Splints

  • Post-Operative Splints
  • Fracture Management
  • Arthritis
  • Sports Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel 
  • Repetitive Strain

Choose A NeuroMedical Center Occupational Therapist

If you are a healthcare provider and you would like to refer a patient to our Outpatient Therapy Center, please download our physician fax referral form.  To obtain information additional information on whether a patient may be an appropriate candidate for physical or occupational therapy please contact us today (225) 751-9797.