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Lincoln County Healthcare Occupational Therapy

 

Lincoln County Healthcare Occupational Therapists
Occupational Therapy practitioners are skilled professionals whose education includes the study of human growth and development with specific emphasis on the social, emotional and physiological effects of illness and injury. Occupational therapy helps people achieve independence by giving them the skills necessary for independent and satisfying lives.

 

 

Occupational therapy can address the following:

 

  • work-related injuries including lower back problems or repetitive stress injuries
  • limitations following a stroke or heart attack
  • arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other serious chronic conditions
  • birth injuries, learning problems, or developmental disabilities
  • mental health or behavioral problems including Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress
  • problems with substance abuse or eating disorders
  • burns, spinal cord injuries, or amputations
  • broken bones or other injuries from falls, sports injuries, or accidents
  • vision or cognitive problems that prevent the following:
    • complete selfcare
    • homecare
    • driving
    • any other meaningful everyday activity

 

 

Therapy includes:

  • customized treatment programs to improve the ability to perform daily activities
  • comprehensive home and job site evaluations to improve setup and decrease injuries
  • adaptive equipment recommendations and training in equipment use
  • guidance to family members and caregivers
  • upper extremity injuries and splinting

 
Talk to your Doctor

  • See if you could benefit from treatment from a Lincoln County Healthcare Occupational Therapist.
  • Many insurance companies will pay for occupational therapy with a doctor's referral.
  • Questions? Call us at 633-1928 at LincolnHealth - St. Andrews Campus in Boothbay Harbor or 563-4517 at LincolnHealth - Miles Campus in Damariscotta.

 

 

 

 


 

 

35 Miles Street | Damariscotta, ME 04543 | (207) 563-1234