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.

Who needs occupational therapy?

People Who Need Occupational Therapy

Physical therapists offer a variety of services to help people overcome injuries and painful conditions. Plus, physical therapy can help people improve their fitness and reduce their chances for injury.

The physical therapists at Peak Performance Sports and Physical Therapy offer occupational rehabilitation services that help people restore their ability to perform certain tasks. This kind of physical therapy is good for people who have been injured or are at risk of injury in the workplace.

Who can benefit from occupational therapy?

There are many kinds of workers who are at risk for all kinds of injuries. Some of the most common kinds of injuries that affect people in the workplace include slips, falls, strains, overuse and collisions.

These kinds of accidents can occur in any kind of work environment. Below are a few examples of some workers who can benefit from occupational therapy:

  • Warehouse workers — Warehouse workers have a lot of hazards to navigate if they want to avoid injuries. Occupational therapy can help warehouse workers overcome their most common injuries. This includes being struck by falling objects, slips and trips and mechanical accidents.
  • Heavy equipment workers — Operating heavy equipment and machinery can take a significant toll on your body. Accidents can cause traumatic injuries and sustained use can lead to overexertion. Occupational therapy can help people recover from both of these kinds of conditions.
  • Office workers — Office workers are at risk for slips and falls just like other types of workers. They are also prone to their own brand of injuries as well. Office workers are at risk from neck and back strain caused by prolonged sitting and from carpal tunnel caused by long periods of typing.
  • Drivers — Physical therapists can help drivers recover from injuries caused by automobile accidents. Physical therapy also helps drivers who suffer from other conditions related to sitting too long or to carpal tunnel.

Contact Peak Performance Sports and Physical Therapy for occupational therapy

Are you a worker who has recently been injured or would like help preventing an injury? The physical therapists at Peak Performance Sports and Physical Therapy can develop the right personalized treatment for you. Contact us today to find out how our team can help improve your quality of life.