Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) helps people of all ages with health or developmental challenges live life to the fullest through a holistic approach to address their clinical conditions by training of techniques and adaptations.

Occupational Therapy began in mental health and has now expanded to all settings. Glendive Medical Center Occupation Therapists work with patients in Acute Care, Transitional Care, Rehab, Outpatient, Pediatrics, Home Health, and School-Based settings among others.

Occupational therapists can design and prescribe assistive devices that can improve the quality of the activities of daily living for patients with arthritis and other conditions of the muscles and joints.

  • Activities of Daily Living to improve independence with daily tasks.
  • Splint Fabrication for upper extremity injuries.
  • Hand Therapy to treat injuries to the wrist and hand.
  • Home Safety Evaluations to make sure the patient's home is safe to return to.
  • Preparing the Patient for home and community re-entry.
  • Therapeutic Exercise to improve strength, range of motion, and motor coordination.
  • Arthritis Management
  • Wheelchair Positioning Assessment
  • Access Adaptive Equipment Needs