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Due to hurricane damage, the Havelock location is closed until further notice. Havelock therapists Hannah Zhang, Sarah Hall and Judy Hickes are available to see patients at the New Bern location. Please call the New Bern location at (252) 636-9800 to discuss your care.

The Science Behind Occupational Therapy

Here’s the science behind occupational therapy

April 13th, 2019

Occupational therapy uses evidence-based practices to help people of all ages dealing with injury or disability practice meaningful activities associated with daily life. Occupational therapy is based on the discipline of occupational science, which attempts to study and draw conclusions on human occupations and how people accomplish basic tasks. From there, an occupational therapist can

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What makes occupational therapy so different?

April 8th, 2019

If you’ve recently injured yourself at work, your doctor may have encouraged you to seek occupational therapy. However, you may be wondering, “What makes occupational therapy so different?” Luckily, there’s a physical therapy team that can help answer your question. Our Peak Performance team has years of experience helping people in New Bern, Havelock, Winterville,

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We were asked three questions about occupational therapy, and here’s what we answered

February 3rd, 2019

What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is a specific type of rehabilitation that aims to help patients who are disabled or developmentally challenged live a full and independent life. This may involve training patients on simple tasks like dressing themselves or holding utensils for eating and writing. In the case of patients who have suffered

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