Occupational therapy

Gain life skills and increase your independence with help from occupational therapists at ProHealth Care in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

What’s an occupational therapist?

Occupational therapists (OTs) help people of all ages do the things they want and need to do to enjoy a productive and satisfying life. This includes participating in school, work and hobbies, as well as bathing, dressing and eating.

Boy with stretch band working with physical therapist.

OT for kids

Learn about pediatric rehabilitation services for babies, toddlers and school-age children.

Conditions we treat

Ask your doctor for a referral to an OT at ProHealth when you’re having trouble performing daily tasks due to:

Occupational therapy treatments

Partner with your occupational therapist to create a customized treatment plan. Depending on your condition, needs, goals and preferences, your plan may include:

  • Biofeedback therapy
  • Exercises to build strength, flexibility or range of motion
  • Heat therapy to ease pain and relax muscles
  • New ways to complete an activity
  • Manual therapy
  • Modifications to your home, work or school environment
  • Practice of your activity in small, manageable steps
  • Splints to protecting your joints
  • Special devices or equipment to make activities easier

Driver safety evaluations

Find out whether it’s safe for you or a loved one to continue to drive. Take part in a scientifically developed computer-based DriveABLE test that looks at your:

  • Spatial judgment and decision-making skills
  • Reaction time with cognitive skills
  • Ability to interpret driving scenarios on video

The results of the test reveal your risk of being involved in a car accident – so you (and your physician) can make informed decisions.

Senior woman driving a car.

Schedule a test

To schedule a driver safety evaluation at ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital, call 262-928-8830.

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Ask for a referral

If your doctor recommends therapy to treat your condition, ask for a referral to ProHealth Care. For more information, contact a rehabilitation services location near you.

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