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Occupational Therapy

Florida Orthopaedic Institute provides in house physical and occupational therapy services for the rehabilitation needs of our patients. The very nature of our orthopedic practice often involves integrating patient care with physical or occupational therapists after seeing one of our physicians. Our goal is to offer immediate access to our therapy centers and to initiate treatment within 24-48 hours of the physician’s referral. This permits seamless care while allowing us to monitor the quality of your care.

At Florida Orthopaedic Institute, our physicians and dedicated staff members understand how important it is for you to fully recover from surgery and return to your work and home environments to the best of your ability. The Occupational Therapists of Florida Orthopaedic Institute are committed to your successful recovery and providing individualized treatment plans focused on maximizing outcomes.

Services Include:

  • Education Related to Prevention
  • Non-Operative or Conservative Treatment
  • Post-Operative Treatment
  • Desensitization and Sensory Re-Education
  • Design and Implementation of Personalized Home Exercise Programs
  • Work Conditioning
  • Edema Management
  • Wound and Scar Care Management
  • Custom Orthotic Fabrication for The Upper Extremity
  • Joint Protection
  • Energy Conservation

Our occupational therapy services are provided at the following Florida Orthopaedic Institute locations:

520 S Lakewood Dr
Brandon, Florida 33511
(813) 657-8448

6117 Gunn Highway
Tampa, Florida 33625
(813) 387-9890

13020 Telecom Parkway North
Tampa, Florida 33637
(813) 978-9700

909 North Dale Mabry
Tampa, Florida 33609
(813) 287-9370

Common Conditions:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Connective Tissue Injuries of the hand, wrist, and forearm
  • Crushing Injuries
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Hand Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions, including conditions affecting the muscles, tendons, joints, cartilage, and nerves
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Traumatic Injuries, such as lacerations, burns and fractures
  • Upper-Extremity Injuries

Common Treatments:

  • Early Mobilization
  • Ergonomics
  • Exercise
  • Gloves
  • Group and Individual Therapy
  • Manual Therapy
  • Massage
  • Multidisciplinary Treatment
  • Pain Control Techniques
  • Splinting
  • Thermal Modalities
  • Ultrasound

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