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Occupational Therapy

Dry NeedlingThese two types of therapy are focused on improving, developing or restoring function lost to illness, injury or disease. Occupational therapy helps restore your ability to perform functions in your daily life. Physical therapy helps restore physical function and overall fitness and wellness. Our areas of focus for adult and pediatric patients include:

  • Orthopedics
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Ergonomic Assessment and Intervention
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Evaluation and Treatment
  • Neurological Injury Therapy
  • Vision Therapy


Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a rehabilitation and healthcare profession. It provides service to people of all ages who have developmental, physical, emotional, neurological, learning, or social deficiencies. Due to these conditions, these individuals may need help in learning or relearning skills to enable them to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives. Occupational therapy is focused on improving your ability to perform tasks or function in your daily life.


Our Services

  • Evaluation of developmental delay and treatment
  • Fine motor skills evaluation and treatment
  • Treatment of Sensory Integration Dysfunction
  • Feeding and oral motor evaluation and treatment
  • Visual motor and perceptual evaluation and treatment
  • Organizational skills

Learn how occupational therapy can benefit children.


Shelby R. Jenkins

Shelby R. Jenkins, OTR

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Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked #1 or #2 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report for 26 consecutive years
  • Ranked in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 6% of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials
  • 124-year history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders
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