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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy promotes health, well-being, and participation

Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants focus on the things you want and need to do in your daily life. Occupational therapy intervention uses everyday life activities (occupations) to promote health, well-being, and your ability to participate in the important activities in your life. This includes any meaningful activity that a person wants to accomplish, including taking care of yourself and your family, working, volunteering, and going to school, among many others.

 Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Address: 1311 North Mildred Road, Cortez, CO 81321

Phone: 970-564-2460 Fax: 970-564-2468

Occupational Therapy Services Typically Include:

  • An evaluation made just for you that lets us know your history, life experiences, and your interests. We call this your occupational profile, and it tells us what values and activities are important to you during this conversation.
  • An intervention plan that is unique to you to improve your ability to perform daily activities and reach your goals,
  • An outcomes evaluation to make sure that the goals you set with your occupational therapy practitioner are being met.

What can occupational therapy do for you?

Occupational therapy can help you participate in life activities (occupations) and provide recommendations for:

  • Activities of daily living (such as bathing, dressing, and eating)
  • Adaptive equipment (such as shower chairs, or equipment to make daily tasks easier)
  • Caregiver and family training
  • Planning and making the most of daily routines
  • Returning to work, school, and leisure activities
  • Techniques to aid in memory, concentration, and executive functioning (e.g., planning and prioritizing, functional cognition)
  • Falls prevention and home safety and accessibility
Services offered:

Acute care/ICU


  • Trauma/injury rehabilitation
  • Hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Joint pain
  • Arthritis
  • Joint Replacement Center
  • Splinting


  • Stroke (CVA), brain injury, spinal cord injury
  • Others including MS, ALS

Training in activities of daily living

  • Assessment of need and use of adaptive equipment

Cognitive Testing and Treatment

  • For attention, memory, and problem-solving difficulties

Energy Conservation

Joint Protection

Stress Management

Social Skill Training

Low Vision

  • Assessment, modifications, and treatment
  • Magnification trials available before the purchase of a magnifier

Wheelchair assessment and fitting