Adult and Geriatrics

Wedell Home Therapy offers in-home Occupational Therapy treatment for adults and geriatric patients in Long Island, New York. Mark Wedell, Owner of Wedell Home Therapy has been serving the adult and geriatric population for over twenty years. He effectively treats the following various medical conditions and neurological disorders:

Neurological Disorders / Neurological Impairments= (CVA's, brain tumors, traumautic brain injury, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Distrophy, Dystonia, Alzheimers, Encephalitis, Paralysis, Cerebral Palsey, ADD

Orthopedic Impairments / Musculoskeletal Disorders: fractures and trauma, total joint replacements (ie. shoulder replacements, total or partial hip replacement, total or partial  knee replacement) bursitis, rotator cuff injury, frozen shoulder, shoulder dislocation, carpel tunnel tendonitis, scoliosis, and arthritis.

Cardio Pulmonary Disorders: COPD, Asthma, CHF, Lupus, PNA, Plural effusion.

Systemic Disorders: present when multiple systems are affected due to one or more factors causing functional impairments in daily activities.

Sensory Disorders: present when neurological deficits damage nerves and the ability to sense through touch, smell, vision, hearing.

Complex Multi-System Impairments: often present with debilitating effects from acute medical changes or from long term organ and structural system afflictions.

Coma Recovery: From TBI, acute accidents, drug overdose, medical intervention or disease process. Identifying the stages of coma recovery and implementing the most appropriate stimulation, with a eye on long term coarse of custom approaches.

Post Surgical Interventions: providing custom rehabilitation based on deficits and limitations found on the initial evaluation.

Prosthetic Training: providing education and instruction for wear and care of prothesis, prosthetic training for donning & doffing, functional mobility training for amputees.

Spinal cord injury: acute injury intervention and long term maintenance of limitations to preserve current functions and build on the current foundations for future progress.

Debility: from prolonged bed rest/hospitalization.

Vestibular Impairments: resulting in balance impairments and requiring desensitization of the inner ear and balance retraining and compensation techniques.

Durable Medical Equipment Evaluations: identifying limitations and selecting the most appropriate equipment for compensation and adaptation that promotes independence in daily functioning. (i.e., environmental control units, stair glides, ramping elevators, adaptive feeding devices, wheelchairs and lift systems

Home Adaptation and Modification: solutions through matching of physical limitation to environmental characteristics that promote function and independence.

Need An Occupational Therapist?

Mark has decades of experience working for NorthWell formerly known as North Shore LIJ. Mark specializes in occupational therapy for adults and the geriatric population. You can count on Mark to share his expertise and knowledge without worrying about insurance limitations. Call or contact Mark for an occupational therapy evaluation.