Following evaluation, physical therapists develop individualized therapeutic treatment programs to maximize the level of functioning through the use of a variety of therapeutic techniques. Specialty programs include orthopaedic protocols, neurology, pediatrics, and vestibular rehabilitation.
Occupational therapists use "occupation," meaning purposeful activity, as a means of preventing, reducing or overcoming physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities. They facilitate function and adaptation environments, using tools and methods to increase independence in self-care and activities of daily living. Specialty programs and protocols include pediatrics and hand therapy.
The Westwood Outpatient Rehab consists of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Prosthetics/Orthotics programs. Patients of all ages with disabilities related to neurologic, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and orthopedic diseases are treated at this location. Appointments are scheduled for patients upon receipt of an order from the referring physician and authorization from the insurer.
The Santa Monica 15th Street provides a full range of occupational and physical therapy in a modern space with state-of-the-art equipment. The outpatient team of licensed rehabilitation specialists treats a variety of neurological, orthopedic, and general medical conditions for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. We also offer specific physical therapy services for women with pelvic floor dysfunction including incontinence. Specialized hand therapy services, including splint fabrication are performed by a certified hand therapist.