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Occupational Therapy

occupational therapyDepend on the occupational therapists at UNC Lenoir Health Care to help you live as independently as possible and resume or improve your everyday activities.

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy helps people of all ages recover from illness or injury and manage chronic health conditions so they can perform meaningful everyday activities and tasks such as dressing, cooking, writing, driving, or interacting with others.

Individualized Occupational Therapy

When you work with our board-certified occupational therapists, you’ll receive a personalized treatment plan with therapy recommendations that fit your goals. Your plan will allow you to rebuild, increase, or maintain your ability to do the things that are important to you at work or home.

Conditions Benefiting From Occupational Therapy

Choose occupational therapy care and treatment at UNC Lenoir for conditions including:

Occupational Therapy Specialized Services

Find the support you need from our specialized occupational therapy treatments such as:

  • Custom upper extremity splinting to support, immobilize, or protect the arm or hand
  • Saebo certified stroke treatment to assist you with arm and hand functions

Assistive Devices

Your occupational therapist may recommend assistive devices to ease your daily tasks at home or work.

Ask for a Referral for Rehabilitation Services

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for physical, occupational, or speech therapy at UNC Lenoir Health Care. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Make a Referral

To make a rehabilitation services referral for your patient, call a referral coordinator:

Inpatient referrals – 252-522-7785

Outpatient referrals – 252-522-7919