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If you’re recovering from an injury or need long-term support, visit Memorial Healthcare for physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. Treating patients across Shiawassee County and its surrounding areas, Memorial Healthcare in Owosso, Michigan, provides several therapies using leading techniques, as well as other health and wellness exercise programs.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy focuses on movement and pain management. Taking a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to care, the Memorial Healthcare physical therapy clinic team tests, measures, and helps improve musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiovascular functionality. Therapeutic exercises may help with the following:

  • Improving or restoring mobility
  • Minimizing reliance on long-term medication or surgery
  • Restoring balance
  • Preventing re-injury
  • Managing chronic illnesses
  • Adapting to artificial limbs

Physical therapists treat patients of all ages who are recovering from a stroke, accident, surgery, or injury and work closely with the orthopedics department. It also may be recommended for patients with disabilities or chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis. Memorial Healthcare uses state-of-the-art technology, including BTE and Med-X systems and the Biodex Balance System, to foster positive patient outcomes.

Occupational Therapy

In this division of healthcare, the term “occupations” refers to activities that people do by themselves and with others. This may include household chores, eating, bathing, participating in work or school, and playing. Occupational therapy teaches patients how to adapt, so they can perform the things they need or want to do in daily life as independently as possible. The goals of this practice may include:

  • Improving fine motor skills
  • Enhancing hand-eye coordination
  • Mastering basic self-care activities
  • Learning how to use adaptive equipment, such as wheelchairs, splints, dressing aids, and communication devices

Occupational therapists work with patients of all ages with physical, sensory, or cognitive issues. This includes patients with the following:

  • Birth injuries or defects
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Traumatic spinal cord or brain injuries
  • Spina bifida
  • Cancer
  • Autism
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental or behavioral issues
  • Post-surgical conditions
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral palsy

Rehabilitative Hand and Arm Therapy Services

At Memorial Healthcare, occupational therapy is also available for patients with specific arm and hand rehabilitation needs. It may be recommended for work-related or overuse injuries, as well as:

  • Fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Nerve compression
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendon repairs
  • Trigger finger
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Amputations

Board-certified therapists coordinate with patients and their physicians to treat conditions using several methods, such as:

  • Splinting
  • Manual therapy
  • Heat and cold treatments
  • Scar and wound management
  • Edema/lymphedema management
  • Range-of-motion exercises
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Ergonomic education
  • Individualized home programs

Other options unique to the patient’s needs may be available. Worker’s compensation is accepted.

Questions About Therapy Programs?

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305 S Saginaw St
Chesaning, MI 48616

Phone: 989-845-4575 Fax: 989-845-4577

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8906 Lansing Rd
Durand, MI 48429

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819 N. Shiawassee Street, Suite 215
Owosso, MI 48867

Phone: 989-723-9488 Fax: 989-725-0134

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3737 Lansing Rd
Perry, MI 48872

Phone: 517-625-1111 Fax: 517-625-1152

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