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Northern Nevada Medical Center - Lymphedema Treatment

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Northern Nevada Medical Center's Department of Occupational Therapy is dedicated to helping patients achieve their highest level of function and independence to return to the community. The occupational therapy staff works with all disciplines, including neurosciences, orthopedics, gerontology and general medicine.

Occupational Therapy Services

Occupational therapists use therapeutic approaches to restore and enhance each patient's living skills. Patients are trained to resume their daily routines, including toileting, grooming, bathing, dressing, cooking and working. Specific services include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of cognitive function
  • Evaluation and treatment of visual perception
  • Evaluation and treatment of ocular motor function
  • Training for Activities of Daily Living: self-care and homemaking
  • Hand therapy: splinting, controlled range of motion exercises and edema control - for ahnd and upper extremity injuries, reconstructive surgery and burns
  • Assessment and treatment of lymphedema
2375 E. Prater Wy.
Sparks NV, 89434