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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Movement is key to children’s physical and social development.

Children deserve every opportunity when it comes to their futures. Our Doctors of Physical Therapy are dedicated to improving the quality of everyday life for our patients and their families. Our therapists will provide a comprehensive approach to help children, infants to teenagers, reach their highest potential to participate in their homes, classrooms, communities and on the playground.

Common Conditions Treated

  • Torticollis/plagiocephaly
  • Developmental Delays
  • Neurological disorders (example, Cerebral Palsy)
  • General orthopedic injuries (fractures, muscle strains, sprains)
  • Scoliosis
  • Common adolescent sport related overuse injuries such as apophysitis (Sever’s disease, Osgood-Schlatter’s)
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Hypotonia or low muscle tone
  • Poor motor control and lack of coordination (ataxia)
  • Toe walking or any abnormal gait patterns
  • Spina bifida
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Genetic syndomes (example, Down Syndrome)
  • Complications from cancer

Treatments Provided

  • Designed to be fun and motivating
  • Examination of development, biomechanics and sensory/motor function
  • Posture Evaluation & treatment
  • Gait Assessment
  • Address functional movement patterns to improve strength, coordination, balance and body awareness
  • Parent/Caregiver education
  • Collaboration and communication with child’s medial team regarding progress