Welcome to the OTI’s Rehabilitation Service
Proper rehabilitation can mean the difference between surviving and thriving. In some cases, a patient will be “better than before”. Our Rehabilitation Department provides the highest quality physical, occupational, and recreational therapies. Treatment is provided in the hospital for in-patients as well as for outpatients at multiple clinic locations. All patients require a physician referral to receive rehabilitive care.
Physical Therapy: Rehabilitative therapy that addresses gross motor issues such as walking and posture as well as general strengthening and muscle retraining.
Occupational Therapy: Rehabilitative therapy that produces a change in the fuctional level for everyday tasks such as feeding, dressing and bathing.
Recreational Therapy: Assists patients adjust to disability through leisure and community interests.
Patients Resources Overview
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
A source for the latest legislation, educational, health care policy and research information related to orthopaedic surgery. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.
American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
The website provides a source of information for the latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
The mission of ASSH is to advance the science and practice of hand surgery through education, research and advocacy on behalf of patients and practitioners.
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society website has listings for orthopaedic surgery foot and ankle specialists.
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. The site reviews non-operative means of dealing with arthritis and provides available local resources.
KidsHealth can provide you with lots of general information to help you better understand health issues for kids, teens and adults with kids.
A very high quality resource for consumers seeking health information. Has indepth new articles with reliable health information.
Excellent resource for topical, easy-to-read health information that allows the consumer to stay informed on all aspects of health and medicine with articles written to educate.
Medscape is a free resource for Physicians, featuring Free CME (Continuing Medical Education), medical journal articles, MEDLINE, medical news, major conference coverage, and comprehensive drug information.
National Institutes of Health
The official website for the NIH, the major governmental funding agency for peer-reviewed research in the United States, easy to use and navigate with an advanced search engine.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
The website is a source for information on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, and provides patient information, including the latest news and research.
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
The OTA is an educational and scientific society dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge and information regarding the care and treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopaedic Research Society
The ORS is an organization dedicated to the advancement of orthopaedic research through education in research, advocacy for increasing resources for research, and increasing awareness of the importance of orthopaedic research.
Web MD Health
WebMD has very good news articles by providing up-to-date information on current health news, has a library of interactive health tools, and is well known as a trustworthy site for the accuracy of its information.
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