A female nurse is assisting a male patient to walk down the hospital hall with a gait belt
A female nurse is assisting a male patient to walk down the hospital hall with a gait belt

Occupational Therapy (OT)

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy is the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of enhancing or enabling participation in roles, habits, and routines in home, school, workplace, community and other settings.

Who Can Benefit?

Individuals of all ages in all walks of life who need assistance in order to live independent, productive, and satisfying lives due to physical, developmental, social or emotional problems.

Diagnoses & Conditions Treated

Cerebral Palsy
Down Syndrome
Developmental Delay
Spinal Cord Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Sensory Processing Disorders
Spina Bifida
Post-surgical conditions
and More

Skills Addressed in OT

Fine motor skills
Gross motor skills
Hand-eye coordination
Visual motor skills
Visual perceptual skills
Attention & behavior
Basic self-care tasks (eating, feeding, dressing, toileting, etc.)
Social skills

Meet the Occupational Therapist

Hayley Elmore, OTR/L is a native of Opp, Alabama and graduated from the University of South Alabama with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's of Science degree in Occupational Therapy (OT). She is a registered and licensed occupational therapist and has clinical experience in skilled nursing, outpatient pediatrics, and school based settings. Hayley is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) as well as the Alabama Occupational Therapy Association (ALOTA).

Our Locations

Mizell Wellness Center
501 Brantley Street
Opp, Alabama

Contact Us

334-493-1730, ext 326

Mizell Memorial Hospital
702 Main Street
Opp, Alabama
334-493-3541, ext 181
Email: helmore@mizellmh.com