Hand Occupational Therapist
Ms. Julie L. Larsen is a Hand Occupational Therapist in Santa Ana, 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, Julie L. Larsen 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 Santa Ana, CA
Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist
Ms. Julie L. Larsen is a Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist in Santa Ana, CA
with special training and skill in helping patients regain lost mobility after an illness, injury, or impairment.
As a Physical Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist, Julie L. Larsen 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 Santa Ana, CA