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What is Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a dynamic profession with an established theoretical and scientific base and widespread clinical applications in the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of optimal physical function.

Pediatric Physical Therapists

  • Help children ages newborn to 18 years old 

  • Diagnose and manage movement issues and enhance how children move their bodies

  • Restore and promote optimal physical function allowing  children to play at their best

  • Prevent the onset and progression of impairments, limitations, and disabilities that result from diseases, conditions, or injuries  

Diagnoses Commonly Treated (but not limited to)

  • Prematurity/NICU graduate

  • Torticollis  

  • Plagiocephaly/Flat Head

  • Delayed development

  • Balance/Coordination Disorders

  • Gait/Walking abnormalities

  • Toe walking

  • Overweight/High Body Mass Index

  • Autism

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Down Syndrome

  • Brain Injuries/Seizures

  • Genetic diagnoses

  • Orthopedic Injuries

  • Trach/ventilator dependent

  • Medically complex children

Treatment Experience

includes (but is not limited to)

  • Aquatic Therapy

  • Play-based Therapy

  • Muscle Faciliatory Techniques

  • Motor Planning Techniques

  • Activity/Exercise for weight control

  • Neurological assessment

  • Orthotics

  • Kinesiotaping

  • Theratog and Spio Suit

  • Assistive Equipment

  • Wheelchair Assessment

What Else Can Physical Therapy Do For My Child?

  • Help your child learn how to roll, sit, crawl, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, jump, and skip using appropriate alignment and muscles

 

  • Help develop your child's strength, balance, and coordination that allows them to successfully participate in school-age activities like bike riding and sports groups through therapeutic play and age-appropriate games

 

  • Help you and your child learn ways to become physically active to manage their weight/body mass index and become more engaged in fun movement activities

 

  • Help achieve childhood skills in a safe manner including riding a tricycle, jumping rope, hopscotch, and swinging on the monkey bars 

 
Complimentary Screening Consultation 

Schedule a complimentary 15 to 30 minute screening to determine if  Alpha Kids Shine would be a good fit for you and your child or to determine if you need a full developmental evaluation. If you are unsure if your child is meeting their developmental milestones, take the short quiz to get a general idea.  

 

Schedule a screening via Skype, FaceTime, or Google

Take the Developmental Milestones Quiz
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