Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is the science of enabling health and wellbeing through occupation, and helping people regain, develop and build skills essential for independent functioning. Occupational therapists work with patients of all ages who need assistance in the areas of self-care, work, living skills, eating, dressing, and leisure activities.

The occupational specialists at East Cooper Medical Center offer occupational therapy in the following areas:

  • Hand therapy
  • Working with a custom splint
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Scar management
  • Strength and dexterity training to arms and hands
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Peripheral nerve or orthopedic injuries to arms and hands
  • Work injuries

Who Can Benefit from Occupational Therapy?

Any individual who has a physical, developmental, or mental limitation as a result of injury or illness and who needs assistance to participate in daily home, community or work activities.

Often, patients may need occupational therapy after a stroke or the any of the following conditions:

  • Work Related Injuries
  • General Deconditioning
  • Lymphedema
  • Amputation
  • Arthritis, Cancer or Other Debilitating Illnesses
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Hand Trauma
  • Head or Spinal Cord Injury
  • Orthopedic or Sport Related Injuries
  • Stroke or Other Neurological Condition

Meet Our Occupational Therapist

Photo of Megan Holt, OTR/L

Megan Holt, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Megan graduated from MUSC with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2010. She is LSVT Big and Saebo certified. Megan enjoys treating a variety of diagnoses and age ranges.

When not at work, Megan loves spending time with her husband and two beautiful children.