Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)


Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists (OTs) are health care professionals who treat individuals who have difficulty performing normal daily activities due to orthopedic or neurological conditions. Through the use of adaptive equipment, modalities, splinting, education and home exercise programs, occupational therapists can increase a person’s strength, function and independence.

In outpatient settings, OTs typically work with a wide range of injuries, disease processes and other conditions including:

  • Upper extremity injuries: 
    Hand, wrist or elbow
  • Nerve or tendon injuries
  • Tendonitis:
    Tennis or golfer’s elbow
  • Nerve entrapments:
    Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Joint repair
  • Pediatrics
  • Neurological conditions:
    Stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Guillian Barre’

For more information about occupational therapy services at Willis-Knighton, call any of our outpatient rehab clinics:

  • WK Rehabilitation Institute
    1111 Line Ave.
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    Phone: (318) 716-4720
    Fax: (318) 716-4719
  • WK Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center
    7925 Youree Drive, Suite 140
    Shreveport, LA 71105
    Phone: (318) 212-3720
  • WK Bossier Medical Pavilion
    2449 Hospital Drive, Suite 140
    Bossier City, LA 71111
    Phone: (318) 212-7720
  • WK Canterbury Square
    2530 Bert Kouns, Suite 148
    Shreveport, LA 71118
    Phone: (318) 212-5720