Pediatric physical therapists specialize in evaluation and treatment of children’s physical needs from birth to 18 years of age. We often work with children who have delays due to genetic disorders, prematurity, or injury. Additionally, we help children who have difficulty moving as a result of muscle tightness, increased flexibility, developmental delays or pain problems. Physical Therapist can address:
  • shape1 Birth injuries or birth defects
  • shape2 Developmental delays
  • shape3 Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, or other neurological concerns
  • shape4 Traumatic injuries (brain or spinal cord)
  • shape5 Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • shape1 Post-surgical conditions
  • shape2 Spina Bifida
  • shape3 Broken bones or other orthopedic injuries
  • shape4 Decreased balance
  • shape5 Limited endurance and muscle strength
  • shape1 Improve functional mobility
  • shape2 Educate caregivers on techniques and activities to help children achieve their greatest physical potential

Physical Therapists can assist with adapting age appropriate toys or order adaptive equipment as needed.

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