Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapists are skilled health care professionals that are specialized in treating infants, toddlers, teens, and young adults through analysis of movement, motor development, and body function (e.g., strength and endurance). We design our individualized treatment sessions using a play-based approach to help children birth through adolescence restore function, reach motor milestones, prevent/limit permanent physical disabilities, and improve mobility and strength. Our functional activities incorporate fun and motivational factors to make therapy a positive enjoyable experience. As the needs of our clients change, we use innovative programs aimed towards teens transitioning to adulthood gain functional independence, fitness, and wellness for an optimal quality of life.

Who may benefit from Physical Therapy services

  • Neurological conditions, including Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Spina Bifida.
  • Developmental Coordination Disorders
  • Idiopathic Toe Walking
  • Gross Motor Delay and Developmental Delay
  • Drug Affected/Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Hypotonia and Hypermobility Syndromes
  • Genetic conditions such as Down Syndrome, Rhett’s Syndrome, Fragile-X Syndrome, and others
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Orthopedic or Sports Injuries – prevention and rehabilitation
  • Lower Limb Deficiencies
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Childhood Obesity

What treatment can parents expect for their child:

  • Therapeutic Handling
  • Gross Motor Development
  • Motor Planning and Coordination
  • Gait Training/Early Ambulation
  • Body Weight Support Treadmill Training- LiteGait, PUMA
  • Torticollis/ Plagiocephaly
  • Sensory Integration Treatment
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment
  • Neuromuscular Re-education
  • Balance and Coordination
  • Strength/Endurance Training
  • Kinesio-Taping
  • Myofascial Release
  • Orthotic Management
  • Adaptive Equipment Consult and Coordination
  • Home Exercise Program/ Parent Education

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