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For over 100 years, Washington County Hospital and Clinics has been providing healthcare services to Washington County and surrounding community residents.

Occupational Therapy

WCHC's occupational therapists guide patients towards regaining, developing, and increasing independence with activities of daily living. Our therapists work with people of all ages who need specialized assistance in learning or relearning independent skills. Our main goal is to work on decreasing you're pain, increasing both upper extremity active range of motion and strength, and increasing you're independence to be able to perform the functional tasks you were once able to do, but are currently having difficulty performing.

In addition to dealing with an individual's physical well-being, occupational therapy therapists address physical, psychological, social, emotional, and environmental factors impeding independent function. Patients are given home modifications/recommendations to assist them in living a normal life. This unique perspective makes occupational therapy a critically important part of any healthcare program.

In addition to dealing with an individual's physical well-being, occupational therapists address physical, psychological, social, emotional, and environmental factors impeding independent function. Patients are given home modifications/safety recommendations to assist in increasing independence. This unique perspective makes occupational therapy an important part of any healthcare program.

Occupational Therapy treatments provided include: Therapeutic Exercise/Activities, Manual Therapy, Ultrasound, Vision Therapy, Iontophoresis, Mirror Therapy, Graston Instruments, Lymphedema Management, BIG LSVT Program, Cognitive Therapy, Neuromuscular Re-education, Both Upper Extremity AROM, Strengthening, Fine Motor Coordination, Home Evaluations and Activities of Daily Living Skills.

Occupational therapy services significantly improve rehabilitation for many people with impairments such as:

  • Orthopedic, work, or sports-related injuries

  • Stroke and other neurological conditions

  • Arthritis, cancer, or other debilitating illnesses

  • Developmental disabilities

  • Traumatic brain or spinal-cord injuries

  • Elbow, wrist, and hand injuries

  • Lymphedema

  • LSVT BIG Program for patients with Parkinson's

  • Cognitive deficits

  • Repetitive stress disorder

  • Vision conditions



Occupational Therapists




Rehabilitation Services Contact Information

Location: Hospital (South Entrance)
Open Hours: Monday-Friday 7:15 AM - 5 PM
Phone: 319-863-3962
Fax: 319-863-3981

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