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We found 55 occupational therapists near South Elgin, IL.

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77 N Airlite Street
Elgin, IL
 

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1975 Lin Lor Lane
Elgin, IL
 

Ms. Michele Auch's specialty is occupational therapy. Ms. Auch honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Occupational Therapy
799 S Mclean Boulevard
Elgin, IL
 

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1975 Lin Lor Lane
Elgin, IL
 

Ms. Jennifer Picciano's specialty is occupational therapy. She takes Medicare insurance.

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3815 E Main Street; Suite B
St Charles, IL
 

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Specializes in Occupational Therapy
1136 Bellevue Avenue
Elgin, IL
 

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2610 Boxwood Drive
Elgin, IL
 

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864 W Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL
 

Ms. Laura Kreger specializes in occupational therapy. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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750 Fletcher Drive; Suite 304
Elgin, IL
 

Ms. Jane Flynn is an occupational therapist. Ms. Flynn takes Medicare insurance.

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525 Independence Avenue
South Elgin, IL
 

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77 North Airlite Street
Elgin, IL
 

Ms. Barbara Raff works as an occupational therapist in Elgin, IL. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Occupational Therapy
3815 E Main Street; Suite B
St Charles, IL
 

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1091 Horizon Drive
Bartlett, IL
 

Ms. Preeti Prashant's specialty is occupational therapy. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Occupational Therapy
799 S Mclean Boulevard
Elgin, IL
 

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40w002 Margaret Mitchell Street
St Charles, IL
 

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1975 Lin Lor Lane
Elgin, IL
 

Ms. Angela Fluhr's area of specialization is occupational therapy. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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What is Occupational Therapy?

Disabilities, injuries, or illness can sometimes present obstacles to participation in daily activities. Occupational therapists help their patients adapt and improve useful skills, so that they can succeed at living the life they want.

Typically, occupational therapists address problem areas using a three-pronged approach, to see where adaptations or therapy might be needed. First, they look at the task the patient is attempting. Second, they look at the patient’s ability to perform that task. Finally, they look at the environment in which the task is being performed. Any one or all three of those areas may need adjusting to make the task more manageable.

Occupational therapists work with patients of all ages, from babies to senior citizens. They also address all kinds of illness, injury, and disability. Because the scope of their practice is so broad, the therapies they use are widely different for every patient. Some of the therapies they might use include:
  • Advising a company on how to make an office wheelchair-accessible
  • Setting goals for rehabilitation
  • Creating exercise or treatment plans to increase strength or range of motion
  • Contacting support services within the patient’s community
  • Creating adaptations for the home, school, or workplace
  • Identifying coping strategies for pain or stress
  • Educating families about a diagnosis

Engaging in the routine activities of daily life, especially social activities, is extremely important for our well being. Not being able to do the things you want to do or interact with loved ones can even take a toll on your physical health. Occupational therapists are a significant part of the medical team. They help you not only to stay well, but also to lead a productive life full of the things that are important to you.