Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a profession of evidence-based practices that helps individuals of all ages to restore, improve or maintain an optimal level of functioning in their performance of everyday activities, such as self-care, eating and meal preparation and other purposeful activities. Occupational therapists use a holistic approach to help patients adapt to their environments and/or perform tasks based on their abilities and needs.

To schedule an appointment, call 260-724-2145, ext. 11031.

Services & Treatments

  • Activities of daily living (ADL) retraining
  • Adaptive equipment training
  • Certified Hand Specialist training
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Cognitive/safety retraining
  • Coordination retraining
  • Custom molded upper extremity orthotics
  • Desensitization techniques
  • Edema management
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Ergonomic or injury prevention training
  • Customized home exercise programs
  • Fine motor prehension activities
  • Joint protection
  • Manual therapy
  • Home assessments to determine safety recommendations
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Scar management
  • Strength retraining
  • Therapeutic activities
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Urinary incontinence program
  • Work conditioning
  • Wheelchair assessments
  • Application of physical modalities

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

  • Handwriting skills
  • Coloring, drawing and cutting skills
  • Sensory integration
  • Fine motor exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Self-care skills
  • Play skills
  • Therapy swing

Meet the Team

Heidi Baker

Heidi Baker, OTR

A 23-year veteran of Adams Memorial, Heidi has provided OT in numerous settings. Her primary focus has been on pediatric and geriatric populations. Heidi focuses on helping children with disabilities to fully participate in school and daily tasks. She commonly treats conditions including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental delay and autism. She is also a certified dementia specialist.

Anthony Hammond

Anthony Hammond, MOT, OTR, CHT

Anthony began his career at Adams Health Network in 2016. He works with diverse populations, both at the hospital and at Adams Woodcrest, including pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. He also works with a wide variety of diagnoses, such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, cardiac and pulmonary conditions and musculoskeletal conditions such as pain, arthritis and fractures. In 2021, Anthony became a certified hand therapist, making him among the few certified in Adams County.

Brittany Keplinger

Brittany Keplinger, MOT, OTR

Serving AMH since 2012, Brittany covers inpatient, outpatient, nursing home and home health care settings. Her primary focus is on musculoskeletal conditions to help patients regain functions in their hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders. She makes custom upper extremity orthotics and is certified in SASTM. She also treats many stroke and Parkinson’s patients and became a certified LSVT BIG clinician in 2013.

Becky Lehman

Becky Lehman, MS, OTR

Becky has served AMH since 2011 and has worked in many settings, including pediatric outpatient, school-based therapy, rehab to home, long-term care, inpatient and home health care with a variety of diagnoses and ages, from infant to geriatrics. In the pediatric setting, she has had specialized training in Handwriting Without Tears, sensory integration and adaptive equipment.

Make an Appointment

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