Mrs. Dana J. Wallace is an Occupational Therapist in Ashburn, VA
with special training and skill in holistically treating injured, ill, or disabled patients through therapeutic activities that help them develop, recover, improve, and maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.
As an Occupational Therapist, Dana J. Wallace, MS, OT-RL performs
rehabilitation of patients with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy. Occupational Therapy is
physiological treatment of patients recuperating from physical or mental illness that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of activities required in daily life. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Occupational Therapists include work related upper extremity injuries, amputees and people with special prosthetics, stroke or heart attack victims, arthritis, multiple sclerosis or permanent disabilities patients, patients with head injuries and mental disabilities, severe burn and spinal cord trauma patients.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Occupational Therapists
include individualized evaluation to determine the patient's goals; customized intervention to improve the patient's ability to perform daily activities, and outcome evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or intervention plan adjusted.
Occupational Therapists in Ashburn, VA
Hand Occupational Therapist
Mrs. Dana J. Wallace is a Hand Occupational Therapist in Ashburn, VA
with special training and skill in emphasizing the patient's performance of desired activities as the primary goal of therapy while improving the mobility and range of motion of damaged or dysfunctional hands or upper extremities.
As a Hand Occupational Therapist, Dana J. Wallace, MS, OT-RL performs
customized therapy protocols to improve hand and upper extremity functions. Hand Occupational Therapy is
the rehabilitation of hands and upper extremities performed by occupational therapists who prioritize the patient's participation needs — returning to the activities he or she finds fulfilling, necessary, and meaningful. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Hand Occupational Therapists include Dupuytren’s contracture, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, distal interphalangeal joint dislocations, tendonitis, fractures, burns, ulnar sided wrist pain, and nerve and tendon surgical repair.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Hand Occupational Therapists
include workstation evaluation and modification, healthy work habit training for employees, strengthening exercises, joint conservation and mobilization, sensory re-education, lymphedema management, edema control, pain management, wound care, custom splinting, and scar remodeling.
Hand Occupational Therapists in Ashburn, VA