Occupational & Sports Injury
Occupational therapy (OT) is the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with a physical, mental, or cognitive disorder.
Occupational therapy is used to treat and manage a wide range of conditions and needs. These could've been present from birth, developed with age or are the result of an accident. It is also used as part of rehabilitation or to treat conditions such as arthritis, depression, MS, Parkinsons Disease, dyspraxia, chronic pain and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Occupational therapists may also work with children suffering with cerebral palsy, downs syndrome, dyspraxia, learning disabilities and spina bifida. It is also used for rehabilitation, improving your ability to carry out the everyday activities that have been affected by illness, injury or surgery.
Occupational therapy may be used to help manage problems that develop as a result of getting older. Mobility, Alzheimers, Dementia.
Rehabilitation and recovery
Occupational therapy can be used for rehabilitation, improving your ability to carry out the everyday activities that have been affected by illness, injury or surgery and helping you regan as much independence as possible. Hip fracture, Severe Head Injury, Stroke, Addiction. Providing practical support to enable people to facilitate recovery.
Occupational therapy provides support to people whose health prevents them from doing the activities that matter to them.
Jo aims to work with you to identify goals that can help you maintain, regain or improve your independence by using different techniques, changing your environment and using new equipment. She has extensive experience in this field. Treatment is as individual as you and Jo will create a plan which fits your individual needs.
Cervical spine assessments
Cervical spine assessments are also available for spinal issues and nerve poblems. These assessments are carried out by Chelsey Jackson.
Joanne Noyce is your therapist for these treatments.