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Cheryl Gaj, OT-R

Neurorehabilitation Occupational Therapist

Gender: Female
Experience: 9 years

About Cheryl Gaj, OT-R

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R is a neurorehabilitation occupational therapist, occupational therapist, hand occupational therapist, gerontology occupational therapist, physical rehabilitation occupational therapist, and low vision occupational therapist who practices at Cheryl Gaj, OT-R Practice located at 961 N Rice Ave in Suite 3 in Oxnard, CA 93030 (Ventura County).

Ms. Cheryl Gaj has 9 years of experience in neurorehabilitation occupational therapy.

Education

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R earned a degree of a Occupational Therapist, Registered.

Licenses and Affiliations

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R has been registered with the National Provider Identifier database since January 11, 2012, and her NPI number is 1003186727.

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To schedule an appointment with Ms. Cheryl Gaj, please call (805) 988-2500.

Neurorehabilitation Occupational Therapist

Neurorehabilitation Occupational Therapists in Oxnard, CA

Occupational Therapist

Ms. Cheryl Gaj is an Occupational Therapist in Oxnard, CA 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, Cheryl Gaj, OT-R 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 Oxnard, CA

Hand Occupational Therapist

Ms. Cheryl Gaj is a Hand Occupational Therapist in Oxnard, CA 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, Cheryl Gaj, OT-R 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 Oxnard, CA

Gerontology Occupational Therapist

Ms. Cheryl Gaj is a Gerontology Occupational Therapist in Oxnard, CA with special training and skill in increasing the quality of life and independence of patients with disabilities, trauma, or sicknesses that restrict their ability to perform simple and complex everyday activities. As a Gerontology Occupational Therapist, Cheryl Gaj, OT-R performs ability assessments, fall prevention environmental modifications, safe movement strategies, longevity education, and emotional support. Gerontology Occupational Therapy is used to help the elderly stay as functional and independent as possible. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Gerontology Occupational Therapists include arthritis, hearing loss, vision loss, balance loss, post-stroke paralysis, ALS, dementia, and Alzheimer's. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Gerontology Occupational Therapists include identifying patient’s weaknesses, strengths, and risk factors; assessing cognitive function which affects the ability to learn new, safer ways of doing daily tasks; and crafting environment modification and physical therapy protocols.

Gerontology Occupational Therapists in Oxnard, CA

Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist

Ms. Cheryl Gaj is a Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist in Oxnard, CA with special training and skill in helping patients regain lost mobility after an illness, injury, or impairment. As a Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist, Cheryl Gaj, OT-R performs physical exercises centered on helping patients regain physical strength, mobility, flexibility, and independence while reducing or eliminating related pain. Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapy is a medical specialty focusing on helping patients regain physical strength and mobility lost or impaired due to illness or injury. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapists include injury or impairment after traumatic illness or injury such as stroke, brain damage, and spinal cord injury, post-surgical recovery, athletic injury, impairment from congenital birth defects, and chronic conditions like multiple sclerosis (MS). Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapists include diagnostic imaging, mobility and pain assessment, physical exercise planning and execution, assistive devices and technology, medical massage, and patient education.

Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapists in Oxnard, CA

Low Vision Occupational Therapist

Low Vision Occupational Therapists in Oxnard, CA

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Cheryl Gaj, OT-R Practice Locations:

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R
Neurorehabilitation Occupational Therapist

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R Practice
961 N Rice Ave, Suite 3
Oxnard, CA 93030

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Cheryl Gaj, OT-R

Cheryl Gaj, OT-R
Neurorehabilitation Occupational Therapist

Primary Critical Care Limited Partnership
1600 N Rose Ave
Oxnard, CA 93030

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