Make an Appointment
To make an appointment, please call a location below. A prescription from your doctor is required.
Catholic Health Locations
AthletiCare Orchard Park
3669 Southwestern Boulevard
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Catholic Health Home Care
144 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Mount St. Mary's Center for Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation
Witmer Park Medical Center
One Colomba Drive, Suite 5
Town of Niagara, NY 14305
Mount St. Mary's Hospital
5300 Military Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
Partners In Rehab Sisters Hospital
2157 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Partners In Rehab West Seneca
550 Orchard Park Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
Who Is Occupational Therapy For?
Occupational therapy is often prescribed for people with spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy or mental illness. It is also prescribed for those who have experienced a stroke.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy improves your ability to care for yourself, function at home and at work, and participate in leisure activities.
Therapy teaches you how to adjust activities when appropriate. For patients with permanent disabilities, it may include instruction in using wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment .
- Restore your life skills and help you return to work
- Determine if you need adaptive equipment, such as raised toilet seats or tub seats
- Show you how to conserve your energy and protect your joints
- Help you to increase your strength and range of motion