Services

LIVING WITHOUT BOUNDARIES SERVICES 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY- Occupational Therapy services are individually tailored to the clients /Institutions needs. Living Without Boundaries provide assessment, recommendations, Intervention planning and support in areas including:

– OT assessment and evaluation for funding purposes ie:NDIS

– Social skills development

– FCE’s Functional Capacity/ Independence Evaluations

– Education/ skills based sessions for individuals and small groups

– Occupational Therapy Assessment, Evaluation, Recommendation  and Planning for young people involved in the REPAIR Program

– Sensory Profiling Assessments

– Sensory Diet Planning and Development

– Therapeutic Supports including Positive behaviour support strategies, interpersonal and social skills, daily living skills, sensory needs

– Anxiety and stress management

– Fine, Gross Motor and Coordination skill development

– Falls and Balance Prevention and Education

– School Based Therapy and Handwriting Assessments

– Workplace and Schools Ergonomic Assessments and manual handling plans.

 

MYOTHERAPY– Provides evidence based musculoskeletal assessments, interventions and treatment for soft tissue dysfunction and pain management purposes supporting people towards participating in daily activities that they want to do.

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What can be provided within a Myotherapy session?

  • Myotherapy Treatment for myofascial pain and dysfuction
  • Therapeutic  Massage Therapies including Sports recovery and deep tissue
  • Myofascial Release & Dry Needling
  • Pre & Post Natal (Pregnancy) therapies
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage for Oedema

Common Conditions Addressed:

  • Occupational and Sports injuries/strains

NB: With all injuries an initial assessment will be performed followed by treatment and discussion in relation to rehabilitation using a holistic approach.

  • Pre & Post Sports Event Massage
  • Postural stiffness and pain
  • Acute and Chronic Back Pain
  • Pregnancy Pre & Post natal
  • Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue
  • Anxiety/Stress conditions (Relaxation Therapy)
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Scar Tissue Management
  • TMJ Disorder
  • Sciatic Pain
  • Upper Cross Syndrome
  • Oedema Management
  • General stiffness and soreness associated with occupational activities such as work or leisure requirements.
  • General chronic muscular tension

 

Art Therapy

Art therapy is a dynamic and sensitive form of therapy that speaks straight to the source of our human experience. The arts allow us to access our lived experience in a gentle and honest way, externalising our inner worlds within the safety of the marks made within the artwork. The arts enable us to reveal, explore and understand our stories with meaningful clarity and creative precision. In turn promoting a heightened sense of self awareness, well being and optimum opportunity for positive change.

Art therapy is for everyone and some examples might include:

Children:

  • A child is displaying some prolonged nervous behaviour after moving to a new school.
  • A young boy with autism is learning to make friends.

Teenagers:

  • A teenage boy has experienced the loss of of a close friend and is displaying some aggressive and defiant behaviours.
  • An eighteen year old girl has just been diagnosed with a chronic illness and has become very withdrawn.

Adults:

  • An adult woman is experiencing grief after a relationship ended. She is struggling with her self esteem and the meaning of life.
  • ​After leaving a job a man in his fifties wants to explore his identity and his hopes and dreams for the future.

Later in life:

  • A man in his eighties is interested in using objects to narrate and journal his meaningful life stories.
  • Creating a space where a woman in her final years can share and teach her creative skills in a collaborative based art project.

Art therapy can be used in all of these examples to encourage the participant to share and express their story, understand and uncover what is meaningful, in order to  find new and more positive ways to be with it.