Occupational Therapy

Department Information

Occupational Therapy (OT) is skilled treatment that focuses upon assisting people in developing the "skills for the job of living" necessary for independent and satisfying lives. Occupational therapies' primary focus is on improving skill and strength, when these components cannot be developed or improved, creative solutions and alternatives for carrying out daily activities are devised. Therapists also provide adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training.
The staff is trained to evaluate and treat the following conditions:

  • Hand, wrist and other upper extremity injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Work-related injuries
  • Adaptive equipment needs
  • Activity of Daily Living needs
  • Various pain syndromes
  • Strokes & other neurological conditions
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Splinting/orthotic needs
The staff provides skilled services in the following rehabilitation programs:
  • In patient
  • All Out patient Programs
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Industrial Rehabilitation

1108 Northview Drive behind Walgreens in Hillsboro.


Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:30pm


Phone: 937.393.6163
Fax: 937.393.6295

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Department Healthcare Providers

Linda Bell

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Shatnee State University (2002)
Certification for evaluation and treatment of Allen's Cognitive Level Program (ACLS) (2007)
Certified Lymphedema Therapist (2008)
Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Educator

Occupational Therapist registered by the National Board for Certification for Occupational Therapy and licensed by the State of Ohio PT/OT/AT Board

Linda has lived in Highland County for most of her life, and is proud to call it home. She graduated from Whiteoak High School in 1979. She enjoys gardening, camping, boating, fishing, and learning to quilt from her Grandmother.
She is currently working on expanding her degree to include a degree as a Certified Hand Therapist to better serve the needs of her clients and the community.
Linda provides treatment and education for clients with Lymphedema, and those struggling with activities of daily life (which is everything you do from waking up til you go to bed). Everything you do to take care of yourself and are not able to do, we will find a different way to do it, or a way to help you get it done independently. Occupational Therapy also works with hand, elbow, shoulder disorders as well as cognitive and developmental disabilities.

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