Wellness clinic offering therapy and other services for children and adults.

April Staff Spotlight on Amita

April 26th, 2017 | Posted by Melodie in Blog

At New Horizons Wellness Services, we are thrilled to have Occupational Therapist, Amita Kapoor OTR/L join our team. She brings with her extensive experience in working with children of all ages. She has additional specialized training in working with infants (pre-term/full term) and toddlers. These services are most often recommended for infants who have delayed development in fine motor skills and self-care, and who have difficulties with sensory processing. Specific diagnoses treated may include: 

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Musculoskeletal issues including atypical posture
  • Delayed reflex integration and developmental motor milestones   
  • Fluctuating muscle tone, hypotonia or hypertonia
  • Sensory processing impairment including vestibular dysfunction (poor head control, poor coordination of eyes, arousal issues, and decreased balance), tactile and auditory threshold tolerances (high or low)
  • Feeding limitations

Some of the treatment intervention and strategies that Amita practices with babies include:

  • Neuro-Developmental Treatment intervention including therapeutic handling, movement, and positioning
  • Sensory Processing
  • Facilitating motor and postural control, endurance, mobility, and balance (sitting and standing)
  • Increasing upper and lower extremity range of motion and coordination
  • Developing  visual tracking,visual motor skills, and awareness
  • Implementing sensory and play integrated therapy for improving sensory modulation and optimal interaction and engagement
  • Facilitating sleep cycle and routines
  • Kinesiology taping
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Oral-Motor skills and SOS Feeding

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