Occupational Therapy Department

Bahria International Hospital Lahore

Team Members

Samina Neelam
Occupational Therapist

Our Outpatient Occupational Therapy department has therapist experienced in treating patients presenting with a range of conditions of varying complexity. Occupational therapist at Bahria International Hospital helps children gain independence and promotes development of fine motor skills, sensory motor skills, and visual motor skills that children need to function and socialize in their home, school, play, and community environments. In the case of an injury or debilitating illness, our services focus on rehabilitating children, allowing them to return to their daily routines at their highest level of function.

At Bahria International Hospital, our highly trained occupational therapists evaluate and treat children from Birth to 21 years of age with a Variety of Diagnoses that may include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries, e.g., closed head injuries, spinal cord injuries, fractures
  • Neurological injury, including anoxia, encephalitis, stroke, brain tumors
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Autism Spectrum disorder
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder(ADHD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Down syndrome and other Genetic Diagnoses
  • Delays in fine motor and visual motor skills directly affecting academic performance
  • Upper Extremity (shoulder, arm and hand) injuries including brachial plexus injuries, burns, fractures, etc.
  • Elderly persons living either in the community or within an institutional setting to maintain or restore functional performance, stimulate cognitive abilities and provide leisure/socialization opportunities.

Some of the Techniques and Modalities offered through occupational therapy services include:

  • Musculoskeletal Therapy
  • Neurodevelopmental Therapy
  • Sensory integration
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Training to accomplish the activities of daily living
  • Range of motion, strengthening exercises through the use of functional activities
  • Enhance fine motor development.
  • Improve coordination and upper-extremity function.
  • Cognitive, Perceptual and Motor training through functional activities
  • Visual retraining and home exercise programs.
  • Tone reduction and sensory integration techniques
  • Stretching & strengthening exercises
  • Balance and coordination training
  • Transfers, functional activities and Gait training

Children may benefit from occupational therapy for:

  • Self-care skills including feeding, dressing, and grooming
  • Hand strengthening and coordination skills
  • Handwriting/fine motor skills
  • Sensory-motor processing and integration
  • Recommendation, training, and use of adaptive equipment
  • Visual motor and handwriting skills
  • Wheelchair and equipment evaluation

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Our aim is to provide the best available expertise and resources to the care and treatment of our patient providing you a number of treatments and surgeries.