Frequently Asked Questions
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Occupational therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to lead independent, productive and satisfying lives due to physical, developmental, social or emotional problems.
Physical therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession that uses a variety of techniques to restore, maintain and promote the best possible physical function. Physical therapists can help prevent/treat the onset and progression of various neuromusculoskeletal related problems.
Speech-Language Pathologists provide a multitude of services for patients of all ages. Some examples:
- Bedside Swallow evaluations to assess swallowing function and to rule out aspiration (food/drink entering the lungs)
- Blue Dye Swallow evaluations to assess swallowing function and rule out aspiration in patients with tracheotomies.
- Passy-Muir Valve application to provide voicing for patients with tracheotomies..
- Speech/language, cognitive, voice, stuttering, and swallowing treatment.
Speech-Language Pathologists provide treatment for many disorders. Some examples:
- Brain Injury
- Head/Neck Cancer
- Developmental Delays
- Voice Disorders
Most rehabilitation is covered by insurance, however health plans may vary. Our office staff will assist you in determining your coverage.
A physician's prescription is needed for rehab services. You may be referred by your primary care physician or by a specialist, such as an Orthopedist.
Our team is continually striving to offer advanced evaluation and treatment techniques and to be at the forefront of the industry. We offer a variety of therapy services provided by occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists. For more information see Services We Offer.