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Occupational Therapy

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)


  • 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

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

To find out more about our occupational therapists, visit our provider directory. For occupational therapy assistants, visit

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Marci Foutch, COTA Samantha Swanson, COTA
Whitney Snyder, COTA
CGH Locust Street and CGH Medical Center
CGH Medical Center
CGH Pediatric Rehab