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Occupational Therapy


Occupational Therapy Services

Occupational Therapy services are provided by Registered Occupational Therapists (OTR). Registered Occupational Therapists perform the initial evaluations, program planning and re-assessments as necessary. Licensed (certified) Occupational Assistants (COTA) carry out the treatment plan as established by the OTR.

Occupational Therapists assist patients, who are disabled due to a broad range of diagnoses, in learning new ways to manage daily tasks such as eating, dressing and bathing. Special assistive devices are provided if needed. Increasing upper body physical strength and endurance becomes an important goal as well as development of skills necessary for returning to work, household tasks, and community activities. Work simplification and energy conservation techniques are discussed if needed.

Pediatric services as well as Hand Rehab/Splinting are also available.

Call 618-542-2146, ext 1099 to schedule an appointment.
All physicians and mid-level providers furnishing services are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital with the exception of Dr. Gladstone Tucker, Dr. Malcolm Schulz, Dr. E. Clay Travis, Danielle Klump, FNP, Michael Staff, PA-C,and Heather Rice, PA-C. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Integritas. Radiology services are provided under the auspices of Cape Radiology and pathology services are provided by SEMC Pathology. Specialty Clinics physicians holding clinics at Marshall Browning Hospital are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital. Anesthesia services are provided under the auspices of Southern Illinois Healthcare.
INDEPENDENT PHYSICIAN FEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Independent physicians providing services at Marshall Browning Hospital bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged. Independent physicians include but are not limited to emergency room physicians (Integritas Emergency Physician Services), radiologists (Cape Radiology), anesthesia (Brigham Anesthesia),and pathologists (SEMC). All specialty clinic physicians also bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged with the exception of the following physicians: Gastroenterology Clinic: Christine Hachem, M.D., Alex Befeler, M.D.,Bruce Bacon, M.D., Jason Taylor, M.D.; Pain Management: Paul Juergens, M.D.; Pulmonology: Walid Halees, M.D., Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Surgery & Wound Clinic: Malcolm A. Schulz, M.D.
MARSHALL BROWNING MEDICAL CLINIC:
Marshall Browning Medical Clinic is a hospital-based rural health clinic operated under Marshall Browning Hospital. Eligibility for financial need assistance as determined through the Patient Financial Assistance application will apply to services billed through the Marshall Browning Medical Clinic.