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In-patient/Out-patient Occupational Therapy evaluates a patient's previous and current level of function, by putting a treatment plan in place to bring the patient to their highest level of function for home, work, learning or play.

Who needs Occupational Therapy (OT)?

  • Upper extremity Joint Pain, loss of range of motion/strength from injuries/arthritis
    (Joint replacement, crush injury, burns)
  • Upper extremity Post-surgical care
    (Rotator cuff, carpal tunnel, amputations)
  • Upper extremity Fractures/Dislocations
    (Shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand)
  • Neurological impairments
    (Stroke, spinal cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, brain injury)

Treatments

  • Activities of Daily Living Skills
    Functional transfers, adaptive equipment training, energy conservation, cognitive/visual training
  • Treatment Modalities include:
    Ultra Sound, lontophoresis, phonophoresis, hot/cold therapy, kinesiotape, electrical stimulation, splinting, edema control
  • Strength and range of motion training, along with custom home exercise programs
  • Neuro re-education with caregiver training

Hours for CGH Occupational Therapy

CGH Occupational Therapy is open Monday through Friday: 7 am to 5 pm

  • (Out-patient) Locust Street Medical Center: 1809 N. Locust Ave. Sterling, IL 61081, 815.622.1210. Fax: 815.632.5853
  • (In-patient and Out-patient) CGH Medical Center: 100 E. Le Fevre Road, Sterling, IL 61081, 815.625.0400, ext. 5561. Fax: 815.625.6163

Ask your doctor for a referral to CGH Occupational Therapy, or for more information, call 815.622.1210 or toll free (800) 625-4790.

For more information on the American Occupational Therapy Association, please visit http://www.aota.org