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I Sheppard Inc. Occupational Therapist
in Boksburg

I Sheppard occupational therapist in Boksburg, East Rand treats patients with lymphoedema, those with hand problems, those with neurological disabilities, and those who have suffered surgical injuries and burns. Additionally, our occupational therapist in Sunward Park assists you with the return to work process. With a special interest in hand and upper limb injuries,  we treat a wide range of conditions affecting these areas.

Start your healing journey: Specialized hand and upper limb OT in Boksburg

By enabling independence in all areas of function, we can help you regain a sense of purpose, function, and quality of life. Our Occupational Therapist in Sunward Park provide excellent treatments that allows each client to thrive in their own specific environment. Receive the highest quality therapeutic intervention from the highest quality occupational therapist in Boksburg, East Rand with special interest in hand and upper limb injuries.

  • Wrist and hand pain

  • Upper Limb strengthening

  • Tendonitis 

  • Improve fine motor 

  • Improve functionality

  • Return to work

  • Arthritis

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Custom designed braces

  • Home visits

lymphoedema, hand problems, neurological disabilities
Occupationa Therapy Services

Our Occupational Therapist in Boksburg, East Rand Specializes In

Assessment and Evaluation

Custom Splinting and Bracing

Range of Motion Exercises

We prescribe and guide  you through exercises that help improve the range of motion in their upper limbs. 

Strengthening Exercises

We develop and oversee exercise programs aimed at increasing the strength of your muscles and tendons. 

Workplace and Ergonomic Assessments

We assess your workplace and recommend ergonomic modifications to support your return to work.

Functional and Fine Motor Skills Training

Wound and Scar Management:

After surgery or trauma, our hand therapists work on scar tissue to minimize adhesions and improve tissue mobility.

Pain Management:

We use various modalities such as heat, cold therapy, ultrasound, or manual techniques to manage pain.

How our Occupational Therapist with Special Interest in Hand and Upper Limb can Help you

Nero Rehab

Occupational Therapy for Neuro Rehabilitation

We offer occupational therapy services to people with various types of neurological injuries and disorders. Our goal is to help you achieve the highest level of function and independence while improving the overall quality of your life. Get back to normal movement and independence after suffering a brain injury, surgery, or illness. 

  • Stroke

  • Brain Injury

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Motor Neuron Disease,

  • Spinal Cord Injury or

  • Dementia


Functional Capacity

We do Functional Capacity Evaluations to determine your physical, mental and functional level of work that you can perform in relation to your job's demands after being diagnosed with an illness or suffering an injury. We will compile a detailed report to describe the findings of the functioning noted. The assessment will involve aspects:

  • Lifting and carrying,

  • Pushing/pulling

  • Balance

  • Fine motor

  • Cardiovascular tolerance

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OT with Special Interest in
Hand and Upper Limb

We can assist you if you have fractures, tendon, and ligament injuries, nerve compressions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, burns, amputations, and joint replacements. We tailor our treatments to meet the needs of each individual.

  • Therapeutic interventions

  • Post-operative rehab

  • Pain management 

  • Strengthening programs

  • Custom designed braces

return to work
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Return to Work/
Work Site Assessments

Our therapist pays attention to your life outside of the clinic. Ultimately, our aim is to get you back to doing the things you love as quickly and safely as possible. Our practitioners will work with you, your workplace and your medical team.

  • Assess return to work readiness

  • Coping strategies

  • Symptom management

  • Assistive equipment

  • Personalized goals

  • On- and off-site coaching

What to expect from you first session at our Sunward Park OT

In the first consultation, your therapist will get a brief history, conduct an assessment, and begin therapy. In addition, your therapist will provide a general description of how many sessions/weeks the patient will most likely need before discharge.

Rehabilitative treatments
and services tailored to your individual needs

Our Acute Rehabilitation includes therapy in ICU and hospital wards, the Neurorehabilitation includes therapy on an out-patient basis. For your convenience we also do home visits within close vicinity of our consultation area. We serve the Boksburg, East Rand area.

  • Sunward Park Hospital In-patient care

  • Out-patient care at our recovery-wellness-centre

  • Home visits: 10km's from Sunward Park

  • Medical aids accept our claims directly

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Meet our Sunward Park OT team

Get to know the Occupational Therapist at I Sheppard Inc.

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Inneke Sheppard

Owner and OT

I have a bachelor’s degree in OT and a Diploma in Hand Therapy (2013), both obtained through the University of Pretoria. My career started at Natalspruit hospital in 2010. Since then, I gained valuable experience in the public and private health sectors.

Contact Occupational Therapist

Get in touch with I Sheppard
OT in Boksburg, East Rand

Where to find our OT in
Sunward Park, Boksburg

Sunphysio Recovery Wellness Centre

16 Bert Lacey Drive, Sunward Park, Boksburg, East Rand

Netcare Sunward Park Hospital

Most medical aids accept our claims directly.

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