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BJACH Occupational Therapy Clinic

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Location: 1st Floor of the hospital (Bldg 285) near the shoppette
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 0800-1630
Clinic phone: 531-3305/6

Beneficiaries:
Care is provided to patients authorized care in a military facility ranging in age from infancy to geriatrics. TRICARE access to care standards are followed. This clinic averages 430 patient visits monthly.

What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession that helps people to be as functional and independent as possible. Traditionally, Occupational Therapy is the use of goal-directed, purposeful activity to aid in the development of adaptive skills and performance capacities by individuals of all ages who have physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or psychological impairments.

More Occupational Therapy Information

Therapy is designed to:
Maximize independence
Prevent disability
Promote health and wellness

Services Provided
Evaluation, diagnosis and rehabilitation treatment for a variety of upper extremity disorders from the hand to the elbow to include:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Arm/hand pain or paresthesia of unknown origin
  • Tendonitis, tenosynovitis, DeQuervain's syndrome, intersection syndrome, trigger finger, lateral and medial epicondylitis
  • Arthritis (rheumatoid and osteo), carpal boss
  • Sprains, strains, contusions, lacerations, abrasions, burns, suspected fractures
  • Paronychias, felons
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Joint contractures, Dupuytren's disease
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Postoperative upper extremity therapy.
  • Limited rehabilitation services for patients status post head injuries, strokes, hip and knee replacements.

Information for Providers

Articles
  Use Your Body Smarter
  Common Upper Extremity Nerve Compressions
  April is Occupational Therapy Month

Links:
American Occupational Therapy Association
Army Medical Specialist Corps
 

COL Mark C. Wilhite
CSM David L. Hunt
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