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Pediatric Physical Therapy

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What is a pediatric Physical Therapist (PT)? A professional specifically trained to improve a child's gross motor skills and function, while minimizing the effects of their disorder/disease

Pediatric physiotherapy addresses babies and children’s gross motor developmental needs.

Our physiotherapists are trained, experienced and have extensive knowledge about various pediatric conditions including:

  • Torticollis and Plagiocephaly (group classes available)
  • Gross Motor Developmental Delay
  • Orthopedic conditions including:
    • Legg Calves Perthes
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
    • Osgood Schlatter
    • Fractures
    • Scoliosis
  • Gait abnormalities including in-toeing and toe walking
  • Neuromuscular conditions including:
    • Hypotonia/hypertonia
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Spina Bifida
    • Stroke
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Genetic Conditions including:
    • Down Syndrome
    • Cystic Fibrosis

Our treatment plan may include but is not limited to:

  • Therapeutic exercises to increase strength of trunk and extremities
  • Therapeutic ball activities to promote posture stability and core strength
  • Activities to promote postural alignment
  • Dynamic and static balance activities
  • Manual stretching/range of motion for increased flexibility
  • Neurodevelopmental treatment techniques to facilitate typical movement patterns and mobility
  • Facilitation of righting, protective and equilibrium reactions
  • Gait training.
  • Activities to promote active movement control against gravity
  • Transitional activities for strengthening, graded control, alignment and postural control
  • Therapeutic taping
  • Development and implementation of a home exercise program

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