Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy provides services for people of all ages who, because of illness, injury, developmental, or psychological impairment, need specialized assistance to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives. 

Pediatric Services

Pediatric care typically consists of ensuring that children are meeting developmental milestones and progressing as they should.

Addresses: 

  • Fine motor skills
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Learning basic tasks (brushing teeth, tying shoes, self-feeding)
  • Maintaining positive behaviors in all environments
  • Evaluating for specialized equipment

Beneficial for: 

  • Birth injuries or birth defects
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Learning problems
  • Behavior problems
  • Developmental delays
  • Autism / pervasive developmental disorders
  • Cerebral palsy and other chronic illnesses

Adult Services

Occupational therapy services are offered for adults who have difficulties with routine care. 

Promote independence and safety with: 

  • Activities of daily living (dressing, showering, toileting)
  • Instrumental activities of daily living (meal preparation, shopping) 

Diagnose and treat:

  • Work related injuries (shoulder injuries, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel)
  • Pain management
  • Chronic Illness/injury (edema and COPD) 

Geriatric Services

The goal of geriatric care is to get elderly people stronger and back home to be able to live independently. MRHC’s Occupational Therapist has experience working in local nursing homes and brings a wealth of knowledge when it comes to geriatric care.

Promote aging in place through: 

  • Fall prevention
  • Strengthening 
  • Home modification
  • Social and emotional health promotion
  • Personal care device management

To learn more or schedule an appointment, call (712) 655-2072.

Providers

Amanda Arneson, MOTR/L
Occupational Therapy

MRHC’s Occupational Therapist, Amanda Arneson, MOTR/L has experience treating a wide range of diagnoses. She will focus on treating not just the diagnosis but treating the person as a whole in order to reach their functional goals. 

Arneson offers occupational therapy services for adults who have difficulties with routine care such as brushing their teeth, getting dressed, feeding themselves breakfast, or driving to work. She also provides pediatric care which consists of ensuring that children are meeting developmental milestones and progressing as they should. Geriatric services are available as well. Arneson has experience working in local nursing homes and brings a wealth of knowledge when it comes to geriatric care. She will work to get elderly people stronger and back home to be able to live independently. 

After graduating from Audubon High School in 2012, Arneson received her master’s in Occupational Therapy at College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska. Arneson and her husband live in Audubon with their two children. She enjoys spending time with family as well as doing anything outdoors.

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