Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy provides treatment to help you live as independently and productively as possible when faced with serious injury, illness, surgical recovery or other health conditions. You can count on our trusting occupational therapists at UNC Medical Center to assist you in regaining your strength; relearn how to do everyday activities and find new ways of doing things you did before.

Occupational therapist overseeing a patient working to improve his functional mobility by writing on a piece of paper.

At UNC Medical Center, our occupational therapists are an integral part of the interdisciplinary treatment team that provides recommendations for safe discharge planning, including current and potential functional skill level, disposition, and level of assistance needed after discharge. Our highly trained and licensed therapists work closely with families, physicians, and other healthcare providers to address the current needs and establish long-term goals for each patients.

Available Services

Occupational therapists help children and adults develop or recover their ability to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Hygiene/Self-Care
  • Range of motion and stretching
  • Bathing
  • Functional Mobility
  • Cooking
  • Splinting
  • Visual Rehabilitation
  • Return to work
  • Cooking and home tasks
  • Driving Rehabilitation
  • Hand Rehabilitation

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Clinical Education Opportunities

Visit Rehabilitation Therapies Clinical Education Opportunities for more information about clinical programs including residency opportunities sponsored by UNC Hospitals.

Visit the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences for information about degree programs for rehabilitation therapy fields of study.

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