Occupational Therapy - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center
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G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center

 

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is the assessment and treatment of patients to develop, recover, or maintain daily living skills resulting from a physical, mental, or cognitive disorder. Occupational Therapists focus on independence and participation in daily activities. Occupational Therapy interventions include adapting the environment, modifying the task, teaching the skill, and educating the veteran/family in order to increase participation in and performance of daily activities, particularly those that are meaningful to the veteran.

 

GV “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center offers a wide range of Occupational Therapy services.

·         Self-care assessment and training (i.e. bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding, grooming)

·         Assessment of IADLs (home management, safety skills, meal prep/clean up, financial management)

·         Treatment of neurological conditions (including but not limited to Stroke, Head Injury, Spinal Cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, UE nerve injuries)

·         Treatment of certain orthopedic diagnoses (including but not limited to carpal tunnel, rotator cuff injuries, upper extremity fractures)

·         Cognitive assessment and retraining

·         Injury prevention

·         Range of motion and strengthening exercises

·         Functional Mobility Transfers

·         UE splinting

·         Various modalities for improving ROM, decreasing pain as needed (i.e. ice/hot packs, paraffin, fluid-o-therapy, ultrasound)

·         Ergonomic workplace assistance for Employees

 

The Occupational Therapy staff consists of 8 licensed therapists and 1 occupational therapy assistant.

 

If you need an Occupational Therapy evaluation and treatment, your primary care provider or Patient Aligned Care Team can refer you.

Contact Info

Location

  • Basement, Room E-19

Contact Number(s)

  • 601-362-4471 Ext. 1709

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm