Occupational therapy at Fairview Health Services

Returning to daily activities

Occupational therapist s(OT) help people of all ages return to the activities of daily life after injury, developmental disorders, illness or surgery. These everyday activities may include dressing, bathing, home management skills and leisure activities.


Conditions occupational therapists treat
  • Cognitive (thinking/reasoning) issues
  • Developmental delays
  • Hand problems
  • Muscle, joint and bone problems
  • Neurological problems
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Services occupational therapists can provide you
  • Assess your home environment and recommend modifications or adaptive equipment to maximize safety
  • If you have arm and hand problems, they'll help you regain use. This can include creating a custom splint, helping to manage a scar or wound and increasing strength and coordination
  • Assess cognitive abilities (thinking/reasoning/judgment) and safety. They teach ways to change how you do things to make up for lost abilities
  • Create home exercise programs to increase your strength and endurance with daily routines
  • Teach you how to modify tasks and equipment for increased independence
  • Teach coping skills if you have low vision
  • Provide specialized programs such as industrial rehabilitation/work conditioning and edema/lymphedema treatment
  • Improve children’s developmental skills

Give us a call
We provide occupational therapy services at locations throughout the greater metro area. Most health insurance plans provide coverage with a physician’s prescription. Ask your doctor for a referral.

Locations by city:


Chisago City


Maple Grove


North Branch


Saint Paul


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