Occupational Therapy

Services are provided to adults and children with physical and or social/emotional problems.  
Certified Occupational Therapists see patients who have problems functioning in their daily life due to neurological, orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, psychiatric, traumatic injury and developmental problems.

Special programs offered through the Occupational Therapy department to promote optimum function in daily activities include:

Adult Treatment

  • Hand Therapy / Splinting
  • Upper Extremity Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Ergonomics / Worksite Evaluations
  • Stroke Rehab
  • Head Injury Rehab
  • Training in Activities of Daily Living
  • Home Safety Evaluation
  • Cognitive Testing
  • Energy Conservation
  • Joint Protection
  • Stress Management
  • Social Skill Training


Pediatric Treatment (infant through teens)

  • Development Delays
  • Hypotonia
  • Hypertonia
  • Sensoriomotor Problems
  • Congenital anomalies, traumatic injuries, childhood diseases

The Occupational Health Program (OHP) at Montrose Memorial Hospital offers a variety of services to assist employers in the prevention and management of injuries in the workplace.  The OHP also provides health services and assistance in meeting OSHA guidelines.

The scope of services includes:

  • Pre-employment screens
  • Post Offer Pre-placement Testing
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Physical Work Capacity Testing
  • Work Conditioning Programs
  • Audiometry Screens
  • Spirometry Testing
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Testing
  • Drug Testing
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Employee Assistance Programs

The OHP also provides worksite programs:

  • Worksite Consultations
  • Risk Assessment/Surveys
  • Job Analysis
  • Ergonomic Evaluations
  • Physical Work Capacity Testing
  • Participation in Early Return to Work Programs
  • Participation in Safety Committee Meetings
  • Injury and Illness Prevention Training
  • Participation in Employee Wellness Programs

The MMH/OHP assists organizations in the assessment of workplace health and safety, the design of programs to meet the safety needs of the employees and employers and finally to implement programs to manage the care of the injured worker.  For more information and to schedule a meeting to discuss the Occupational Health Program in more detail for your organization, please contact Karl Kerr, Coordinator, Occupational Health Program.

For more information call : 970-240-7369