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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy works to improve the life skills or vocational path of their clients/patients.

The occupation therapy team at Greater Regional Health is highly skilled in evaluating, treating, and rehabilitating many different types of hand and upper extremity conditions such as:

  • Amputations of fingers, hands, and upper extremities

  • Arthritis

  • Burns

  • Bursitis

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Crush Injuries

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

  • Dislocations

  • Duputren's Contracture

  • Fractures

  • Ganglions

  • Golfer's Elbow

  • Infections

  • Joint Replacements

  • Ligament injuries

  • Edema (swelling)

  • Sprains/strains

  • Tendon and nerve repair

  • Tennis elbow

  • Trigger finger

  • Work-Comp injuries

Interventions Provided

Some of the areas and interventions our team may provide include:

  • Exercise, myofascial massage, taping, and compression for management of edema

  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to improve flexibility

  • Custom static and dynamic splinting for appropriate positioning, protection or to improve movement

  • Programs to improve strength, endurance, and function

  • Treatment to encourage wound healing

  • Scar management to improve mobility, function and appearance

  • Desensitization and sensory re-education

  • Education to prevent re-injury, avoid complications, minimize stiffness, and reduce treatment time

  • Lymphedema management

  • Ergonomic assessments

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Our Providers

Andrea Skellenger, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, CEAS

Alannah Olson, OTD, OTR-L, CEIM

Contact Us

Rehabilitation Center

Main Campus

1700 W. Townline St

Creston, IA 50801

(641) 782-3510



8 a.m.- 5 p.m.


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