DUNBAR THERAPY CENTER

Physical-Occupational-Speech Therapy

Phone: 304-400-4896 Fax: 304-400-4897

What is an Occupational Therapist?

An occupational therapist is a healthcare professional that works with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to improve functional limitations due physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems. At Dunbar Therapy Center, we offer occupational therapy services for pediatrics through geriatrics. Our occupational therapist is dedicated to helping our clients to regain skills important for independent living. Occupational therapy is important for preventing injury as well as treating an existing injury or condition. 

What Services Does An Occupational Therapist Provide?

Occupational therapists provide a variety of professional services aimed at improving function and independence by using procedures and treatments to assist patients with their development, disabilities or recovery issues.

These include:

  • ADL (activities of daily living) training-such as cooking, bathing, grooming, dressing, and hobbies

  • Wheelchair evaluation and management

  • Development of fine motor and handwriting skills

  • Treatment of sensory, motor, and balance dysfunctions

  • Therapeutic exercise for strengthening/stretching following upper extremity injuries or surgeries

  • Education for patients and caregivers on home management of their specific condition
  • Education for patients and caregivers on fall prevention.
  • Establish programs aimed at preventing injuries and promoting wellness.
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Industrial Rehabilitation
  • Performing Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE's) for appropriate work classification or disability determination

  • Work Conditioning/Hardening

  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Cognitive Retraining

  • Orthotic/Splinting of hand

  • Many Others....

Who Can Benefit From Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy can be beneficial for many different conditions and disorders. Some of the most common are:

  • Brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's
  • Orthopedic conditions of the upper extremity
  • Work related injuries
  • Pediatric developmental delays
  • Conditions related to congenital disorders such as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Autism, Down Syndrome
  • Many Others....

Address

1145 Dunbar Ave
Dunbar, WV 25064

Contact

Phone: (304) 400-4896
Fax: (304) 400-4897
Email: [email protected]

Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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