Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago

Coping with an injury or illness can affect more than your strength and physical ability. It can also make it difficult to perform your everyday activities at home, work or school. At Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, our highly trained occupational therapists offer treatments that help improve your functionality so you can get back to your daily activities.

Occupational Therapy at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital

Our team of occupational therapists offers advanced therapy for people with conditions or injuries that limit their function or ability to perform their regular daily activities. With specialized training in orthopedics, sports medicine and pain management, we provide therapy that improves functionality so that you can increase your independence. Our occupational therapy program offers:

  • One-on-one appointments: We see only one patient at a time for outpatient therapy. That means you’ll have more personalized interaction during your session.
  • Convenience: Our West Belmont Avenue location is easy to access and offers free parking. On the main Presence Saint Joseph campus, our location is in the Center for Orthopedic and Specialty Care, in the same offices as other orthopedic services.

Learn more about the Center for Orthopedic and Specialty Care and the services we offer, including physical therapy.

Inpatient and Outpatient Occupational Therapy Services We Offer

We work closely with you and your physician to fully understand your needs and goals, and develop a customized treatment plan that meets them. Our services include:

  • Arthritis mobility and pain relief
  • Carpal tunnel intervention
  • Custom braces and splints
  • Fall prevention 
  • Hand-specific rehab
  • Instruction in using adaptive equipment for better mobility
  • Joint protection and injury prevention
  • Lymphedema management, especially for pre- and postmastectomy patients
  • Rehab and recovery for any neurological condition

Free Injury Screening by a Occupational Therapist

We offer complimentary 15-minute injury screenings if you have an injury and want to find out more about treatment options. During the assessment, one of our licensed therapists:

  • Asks you about your condition
  • Observes how you move
  • Assesses how your movement differs from optimal
  • Discusses with you how this issue may be causing pain and affecting your quality of life

We then recommend treatment and follow-up options, which may include seeing a specialist who is best suited to treat your condition. To schedule a complimentary injury screening, please request an appointment. You don’t need a referral for the free screening. Please note that this screening is not available for federally funded beneficiaries. 

Outpatient Rehab: What to Expect

Before you start your outpatient rehab program, we perform a comprehensive assessment. Here’s what to expect during your first visit:

  • Bring your physician’s order/referral and any important test results such as X-ray and MRI reports, health insurance information and your photo ID.
  • Make sure to wear or bring clothing that is comfortable to move around in.

Many health insurance plans cover the costs of rehabilitation, so contact your health insurance company to check the services that your plan covers. Here are the accepted insurance plans at Presence Health.

Contact Us

To learn more about our rehab services or to make an appointment, please contact us:

Our occupational therapists provide outpatient services at two locations:

Center for Orthopedicand Specialty Care

2845 North Sheridan Road
Sixth Floor
Chicago, IL 60657

View a map and directions. We offer low-cost parking in our parking garage.

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