The therapists at St. Mary’s bring a wide range of knowledge and expertise to Nebraska City and the surrounding communities. To find out more about what physical and occupational therapy can do for you or a loved one, call (402) 873-8918, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Therapists help patients overcome disability, adapt material or equipment for ease of use, or recommend changes to an individual’s daily environment. Many also work to help prevent patient injury.
Who can benefit from occupational therapy?
- Individuals recovering from a surgery such as a total joint replacement, carpal tunnel release, fracture repairs, or tendon repairs
- Individuals with work-related injuries such as elbow, wrist, or hand pain as well as repetitive use injuries
- Individuals who require education or environmental modifications after an injury or illness
- Individuals who have experienced cerebral vascular accidents (strokes), traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, or any other neurological disease that affects motor control or decreases independence
- Individuals recovering from amputations
- Individuals with impairments related to multiple sclerosis, arthritis, Parkinson’s, cerebral palsy, or other diseases or disorders
- Individuals who function as caregivers for loved ones with debilitating diseases
- Individualized therapy sessions and continual modifications to the treatment program
- Team-oriented environment with constant interdepartmental communication
- Evidence-based practices with an emphasis on manual therapy and therapeutic exercise
- Continuation of individualized home exercise program (facilitated with a 30-day pass to the Ambassador Wellness Center upon discharge)