Hand & Upper Limb Therapy

Hand and upper limb rehabilitation is the treatment and management of traumatic/repetitive strain injuries as well as planned surgery to the hand or upper limb.

Lymphoedema Therapy

Lymphoedema Therapy is the management of abnormal swelling in a limb or other part of the body (e.g. abdomen, chest, face). Treatment for lymphoedema is known as Complete decongestive therapy (CDT), which aims at reducing fluid volume.

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

Breast cancer rehabilitation aims to manage symptoms that occur following chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery; such as pain/discomfort, oedema, scar complications, decreased range of motion and strength, and nerve fallouts.

Neurological and Adult Physical Rehabilitation

Neurological disorders can occur as a result of acquired or traumatic brain injuries or progressive neurological diseases or neurodegenerative disorders.

Therapies Offered

At OT Zone we offer a variety of occupational therapy services to patients. We look at each patient as an individual and provide the most appropriate treatment for that individual. Please click below for more details on the services we offer:

Hand & Upper Limb Therapy

Hand and upper limb rehabilitation is the treatment and management of traumatic/repetitive strain injuries as well as planned surgery to the hand or upper limb.

Lymphoedema Therapy

Lymphoedema Therapy is the management of abnormal swelling in a limb or other part of the body (e.g. abdomen, chest, face). Treatment for lymphoedema is known as Complete decongestive therapy (CDT), which aims at reducing fluid volume.

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

Breast cancer rehabilitation aims to manage symptoms that occur following chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery; such as pain/discomfort, oedema, scar complications, decreased range of motion and strength, and nerve fallouts.

Neurological and Adult Physical Rehabilitation

Neurological and Adult Physical Rehabilitation involves the treatment and management of patients who present with various
neurological disorders and other physically debilitation conditions. This may include stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, Motor Neuron Disease , amongst others.

About Us

OT Zone is a multi-disciplinary occupational therapy practice based in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. OT Zone was formed in 2013 by a group of occupational therapists in various fields of clinical practice. We have special interests in helping patients with various hand conditions, lymphoedema, breast cancer and various neurological and other physical conditions. We pride ourselves in our ability to comprehensively assess our patients and provide the best possible care. We work closely with a team of doctors and specialists to assist patients in achieving their goals.

Meet our Team

The team at OT Zone consists of four occupational therapists in various fields of clinical practice.

Two members of the team have a special interest in hand and upper limb rehabilitation, lymphoedema therapy and breast cancer rehabilitation, while the other two therapists have a special interest in physical and neurological rehabilitation. Our rehabilitation team each contribute their experience and expertise to assist patients to achieve their highest level of independence to enable optimal functioning within their various contextual environments .

From the Blog

Please see some interesting articles regarding some of the conditions we treat.

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is a painful condition that occurs when tendons/muscles in your elbow are overworked, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. It results in pain on the outer side of the elbow and forearm. Pain is usually aggravated by gripping and lifting...

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Tennis Elbow

Trigger Finger

Tendons connect bones to muscles in the body. Flexor tendons of the thumb and fingers pull the fingers into a fist. The tendons are enclosed in a synovial sheath. When this sheath becomes inflamed it is called trigger finger. Usually, tendons slide easily through...

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Trigger Finger

Schedule an Appointment

For an integrated approach to Occupational Therapy services, contact us on the details below.

Hands, Lymphoedema & Breast Cancer

011 475 9480
hands@otzone.co.za

Neurological and Adult Physical Rehabilitation

060 477 9950
neuro@otzone.co.za