Physical Therapy

Common diagnoses of patients appropriate for pediatric physical therapy include:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Torticollis/ Plagiocephaly
  • Gait Abnormalities
  • Orthopedic including:
    fractures, soft tissue, and sports related injuries
  • Muscular weakness
  • Hypotonia
  • Developmental Delay
  • Genetic Syndromes

Physical therapy may be indicated to further develop motor skills such as sitting, crawling, walking, or balancing.  Other issues that may be addressed are a loss of range of motion, flexibility, or strength, possibly due to injury, illness, or surgery.  Our physical therapist will evaluate a patient’s specific needs and design a unique program to address functional deficits.

Treatment Options

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Caregiver/patient education
  • Functional mobility training
  • Manual therapy techniques
  • Stretching/manual range of motion exercises
  • Proprioception/balance training
  • Splinting/taping techniques
  • A creative, fun, skilled approach to addressing strength and coordination deficits.