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Occupational Therapy

When disease, illness or injury makes it difficult to perform everyday tasks and activities, Ochsner Occupational Therapists (OTs) can help. Whether your setback is physical or mental, our team has the experience, the equipment and the resolve to help you get your life back.

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The young man who suffers a fall at a construction site. The grandmother who has a stroke. The 60-year-old with Parkinson’s Disease. The child who burns her hand. OT patients come in all ages, from all health backgrounds. They find the tools and the determination they need to succeed at Ochsner.

  • Self-care skills such as dressing, feeding, personal hygiene, cooking and homecare
  • Return to work or leisure skills
  • Writing and computer use
  • Eye/hand coordination
  • Object manipulation
  • Visual and perceptual skills remediation
  • Adapting the home and/or work environment for safety and independence

  • The LSVTTM Big and Loud Program for individuals with Parkinson’s
    • Ochsner is home to LSVTTM-certified occupational therapists who use an innovative and clinically proven program to improve function and slow motor deterioration in people with Parkinson’s. Learn more about the Big and Loud program.
  • Hand Therapy
    • Ochsner’s Certified Hand Therapists are skilled in the rehabilitation of the hand and arm to prevent dysfunction, restore function or reverse pathology. This type of therapy can make a big difference if you suffer with arthritis, burns, inflammatory disorders or another ailment of the hand and arm.
  • Driving Evaluations
    • If your illness or injury has made you wonder if you are safe behind the wheel, our OT team can help you make a determination. At Ochsner, driving evaluations are routine for patients who have experienced decreased strength, range of motion or endurance, limb loss, impaired cognitive skills, or slower reflexes.

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Map of Ochsner-affiliated facilities that provide services related to Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Locations

Ochsner Medical Complex - Clearview
4430 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70006
  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics
2390 West Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Acadia General Hospital
1305 Crowley Rayne Highway
Crowley, LA 70526
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital
2810 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70506
  • : 9:04 p.m.-9:04 p.m.
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Therapy & Wellness - Picayune
1839 Cooper Road , Suite 100
Picayune, MS 39466
  • Weather Alert: Hours Jan. 16, 2024: 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ochsner Center for Spine & Pelvic Therapy - D'Iberville
3179 Mallett Road, Suite D
D'Iberville, MS 39540
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner Pascagoula Medical Park Rehabilitation
3101 Denny Ave, , Suite 120
Pascagoula, MS 39581
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner Ocean Springs Pediatric Therapy Center
2 Doctors Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ochsner Ocean Springs Neurological Rehabilitation
3603 Bienville Blvd. , Suite 202
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner D'Iberville Pediatric Therapy Center
3179 Mallett Road, Suite D
D'Iberville, MS 39540
  • Mon – Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ochsner St. Martin Hospital
210 Champagne Blvd.
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital
1310 West 7th St.
Kaplan, LA 70548
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge St.
Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Therapy & Wellness - Ochsner Medical Center North Shore
104 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA 70461
  • Weather Alert: Hours Jan. 16, 2024: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday: 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center
4864 Jackson St.
Monroe, LA 71202
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Medical Complex - The Grove
10310 The Grove Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70836
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ochsner Health Center - Shepherd Square
4540 Shepherd Square
Diamondhead, MS 39525
  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ochsner Medical Center - Hancock
149 Drinkwater Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Health Center - Tangipahoa
41676 Veterans Ave.
Hammond, LA 70403
  • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.