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Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapy consists of a variety of treatments to build strength, improve balance, enhance coordination, and increase mobility. Proper development of a child’s gross motor skills is very important in the stages of childhood and adolescence. Our pediatric therapists work one-on-one with children to accelerate patient progress and educate parents.

Common medical conditions that may benefit from Pediatric Physical Therapy include:

  • Poor Balance and/or Coordination
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Gross Motor Delays (ie crawling, walking, etc.)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Torticollis
  • Orthopedic Disabilities
  • Toe Walking
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Autism

Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapy is a form of therapy which uses a child’s primary occupation, being play, to complete tasks beneficial to the patient. These tasks are aimed towards improving a child’s ability to perform daily activities that affect cognitive, motor, sensory, and social skills. The goal of occupational therapy for children is to progress normally through the stages of development and function within their home, school, and community.

Common medical conditions that may benefit from Pediatric Physical Therapy include:

  • Developmental Delay
  • Sensory Integrative Dysfunction
  • Autism
  • Down Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Physical Impairments

Speech Therapy

The goal of pediatric speech therapy is to establish communication skills in children with language delays or disorders. Speech therapists use pictures, books, and activities to encourage communication with pediatric patients. Speech therapy can help with language production, proper articulation, fluency issues, and oral feeding difficulties.

Common medical conditions that may benefit from Pediatric Physical Therapy include:

  • Fluency/Stuttering
  • Articulation Disorder
  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Expressive-Receptive Language Disorder (ERLD)
  • Down Syndrome