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Top Orthopedic Specialists in Marrero, LA

Orthopedic Hand Therapy

Occupational therapy is an invaluable tool for those who are recovering from hand injuries, surgeries, or other traumatic events you have sustained. An OT hand therapist is there to help you adapt, using everyday tasks to help you achieve your recovery goals and guiding you as you return to living life with independence.

At Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic, our team has been providing the best occupational hand therapy New Orleans has to offer for 41 years and counting. We’re here to support you at every stage of your recovery, and with same-day appointments and a commitment to compassionate care, the occupational therapists at Jefferson Orthopedic can help you find relief.

Whether you’re looking for hand therapy for adults or you’re a parent whose child is in need of help navigating development, you’ve found the right place. To schedule your first appointment, call 504-814-9430 or use our online scheduling tool below.

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Adult & Pediatric Hand Therapy

Experienced OT Hand Specialists Near New Orleans

While many people believe “occupational” therapy refers to a type of therapy that specifically helps people get back to a job, this is not the case. Occupational therapy is designed to help people get back to the tasks they need to get through daily life, such as:

  • Eating independently
  • Leaving beds and chairs without help
  • Bathing and using the restroom independently

In addition, occupational therapists help with your return to more complex but important aspects of daily life, including:

  • Leisure time
  • Hobbies and play
  • Interacting with others
  • Returning to school or work

Frequently Asked Questions

Is hand therapy just for adults?

Not at all. When children are injured or become disabled, they may need occupational hand therapy to help them navigate stages of development while recovering from their injury or adapting to their disability. Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic is proud to provide pediatric hand therapy as well as therapy for adults.

Between occupational therapy vs physical therapy, which is better?

Physical therapy and occupational therapy are both beneficial, depending on your individual needs as a patient. At Jefferson Orthopedic, we also offer physical therapy to patients who feel this approach may suit their recovery goals.

How long will I have to wait for my appointment at Jefferson Orthopedic?

The sooner you begin your physical therapy, the better your outcomes. That’s why Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic is proud to offer same-day appointments for those wishing to begin their recovery with our highly-trained team.

How can I get started with the best occupational therapists near me?

The team at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic wants to make it as easy as possible for patients to get the top-quality care they need. Just schedule your appointment using our online tool. If you’re more comfortable talking to our friendly, knowledgeable staff, give us a call at 504-349-6804.