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UnityPoint Clinic Express (Fort Dodge)

2728 2nd Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 23 min

Skills for the Job of Living

Individuals looking to improve their ability to complete daily activities, both simple and complex, benefit from occupational therapy. The skilled treatment gives individuals "skills for the job of living" – necessary for independent and satisfying lives. Our team focuses on the social, emotional and physiological effects of illness and injury.

Services with Trinity Rehabilitation Services typically include:

  • Treatment programs to improve your ability to perform daily activities (ADLs) 
  • Home and job-site evaluations with adaptation recommendations
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training
  • Hand therapy 
  • Lymphedema therapy to improve circulation and reduce swelling
  • Low vision therapy
  • Stroke rehabilitation

The occupational therapy outpatient team is comprised of therapists with diverse backgrounds and experiences, prepared to treat a variety of conditions and injuries. They prioritize high-quality care by creating a personalized treatment plan designed to maximize safety, independence and functional performance following an orthopedic or neurological event, chronic condition, or developmental concern. Our occupational therapist and certified occupational therapy assistant utilize a collaborative and patient-centered approach to reach patient goals.

Who Benefits From Occupational Therapy?

A wide variety of people can benefit from occupational therapy, including those with:

  • Arms and hand injuries
  • Limitations following a stroke or heart attack
  • Arthritis, multiple sclerosis or other serious chronic conditions
  • Birth injuries, learning problems or developmental disabilities
  • Mental health or behavioral problems including Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress
  • Problems with substance use or eating disorders
  • Burns, spinal cord injuries or amputations
  • Broken bones or other injuries from falls, sports injuries or accidents
  • Vision or cognitive problems that threaten their ability to drive
  • Work-related injuries including lower back problems or repetitive stress injuries