Capernaum’s occupational therapists teach children how to perform activities of daily living (dressing, eating, handwriting, etc.), interact socially, and cope with the sensory stimulation within their environment. They use sensory integration techniques, fine and gross motor strengthening/coordination, and visual motor/visual perceptual strategies to achieve the child’s individually designed goals.

Capernaum’s occupational therapists treat children with the following diagnoses and more:

  • Developmental Delays
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Autism
  • Down Syndrome
  • Oral Aversion
  • Anxiety
  • Spina Bifida
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction
  • Sensory Defensiveness
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • CHARGE Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Children with Undiagnosed “Clumsiness”
  • Complications of Premature Birth
  • Feeding Difficulties
  • Hypotonia/Low Muscle Tone
  • And Many Others!

Capernaum’s physical therapists are clever at making treatment feel like play! Our goal is to help your child be as functional as possible at home and in the community. Strategies and specialized training may include”

  • Kinesiotaping
  • Wheelchair Fitting
  • Collaboration with Orthotists On-Site
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Balance Training
  • Muscle Strengthening
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Yoga
  • Gait Training
  • Home Exercise Program Development
  • Breathing/ Rib Cage/ Pulmonary Exercise
  • Planning and Motor Control
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT)

Contact us about Occupational Therapy