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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy focuses on enabling people of all ages to live life to its fullest despite specific illness, injury, or disability by participating in meaningful and purposeful activities of daily living (occupations). Areas addressed are activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, feeding), home management, safety, and upper extremity range of motion, strength and function.


Our occupational therapy staff

Amy Russo, MS, OTR/L

  • Senior Therapist Rehabilitation Services
  • University of New England, graduated in 2007
  • Employed at Memorial Hospital since 5/2008

Danielle Lemieux, MS, OTR/L

  • University of New Hampshire, graduated in 2009
  • Employed at Memorial Hospital since 10/2013


Occupational Services

Memorial Hospital's occupational therapy services can provide patients with a number of opportunities to improve their ability to live a normal life:

  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)/ home management training
  • Recommendations for adaptive equipment and training
  • Hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder dysfunction
    • Custom static splinting for the hand and wrist
  • Cognitive assessments/retraining
  • Energy conservation and work simplification training with cardio/pulmonary patients
  • Pre-operative teaching classes for total joint candidates and shoulder surgeries
Phone: 603-356-4949 x 2135