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Physical Therapy
for kids

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

Mother and Baby on Floor
  • 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

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 

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