Additional pediatric Services

Keep Moving Forward Inc. provides a variety of options to meet the needs of your child.

We provide Physical Therapy to children in order to improve their balance, coordination and gross motor skills such as rolling, crawling, sitting, standing, walking, running and jumping.

Our fully licensed and experienced physical therapists work with the child and the family to assess the current functioning level and create an individualized plan to help your child achieve the best results. Families are provided with a custom made, individualized Home Exercise Program that your child can practice daily at home with their caregivers to achieve optimal progress.

Services We Provide Include:-

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Early Intervention
  • Aqua Therapy

We are confident in the ability to help your child become the strongest they can be at an influential stage of development.

Services We Provide

PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY

Pediatric Physical Therapy is typically recommended for individuals who demonstrate a delay in achieving motor milestones, have been injured or have movement impairments from an illness, disease, or disability.

Doctors may recommend PT for individuals with:

  •     Neurological disorders (Stroke, Muscular Dystrophy, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy)
  •     Prematurity
  •     Torticollis and other orthopedic conditions
  •     Genetic disorders
  •     Developmental delays
  •     Hypertonia (low tone)
  •     Development coordination disorder/motor planning difficulties
  •     Autism Spectrum Disorder

What do Pediatric Physical Therapists do?

Pediatric physical therapists use a variety of treatment techniques and various equipment tools to help build strength, facilitate movement, and improve skills needed to complete daily activities. Pediatric physical therapists help individuals to achieve:

  •     Flexibility to increase range of motion
  •     Gains in muscle strengths
  •     Increased balance and coordination
  •     Improvements in muscle tone
  •     Integration of reflexive movement patterns
  •     Improved postural alignment of the body in functional positions
  •     Achieving Developmental milestones such as rolling, crawling and walking
  •     Safety to prevent injury

 

Promoting independent movement is our biggest goal!

EARLY INTERVENTION

Keep Moving Forward Inc. is a NYS Approved Provider of Early Intervention Services under agreement with the New York State Department of Health. The Early Intervention Program (EIP) provides services to infants and toddlers under three years of age who may not be making progress at the same rate as their peers because of a developmental delay or disability. All Early Intervention evaluations and services are provided at no cost to families but health insurance may be accessed.

Keep Moving Forward Inc. provides facility-based physical therapy for Nassau County. We utilize a state-of-the-art sensory gym and offer strategies to families that can be embedded within the home, community and the family’s daily routine. Our professional staff assists in creating the child’s Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), with the goal of identifying the child’s strengths and needs.

Physical therapists work individually with children to enhance their gross motor development through a variety of therapeutic interventions.  Goals of Physical Therapy include the improvement of:

 

  • Postural stability and control
  • Balance and coordination
  • Range of motion and flexibility
  • Muscle strength and endurance
  • Functional mobility

For additional information and referrals to the Early Intervention Program, contact your local municipality.

CPSE

Keep Moving Forward Inc. provides preschool services for physical therapy to children 3-5 years of age. We provide therapeutic and specialized individual therapy to children who have been identified with a disability that affects their learning. We provide facility-based preschool related services for school districts throughout Nassau. We participate in the development and implementation of a child’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).

Physical therapists work individually with children to enhance their gross motor development through a variety of therapeutic interventions.  The therapeutic program includes maximizing function in regards to postural stability, balance and gross motor skills.

PERSONAL TRAINING

Here at Keep Moving Forward Inc. we believe the impossible, becomes possible. With a one-hour program, our hope is to maximize ones’ potential by improving strength, flexibility, endurance and overall fitness.  Our trainers bring personalized programs and a motivating spirit to each session so that clients can participate in new exercises and routines to go further and faster! Having a partner that encourages a client to their greatest potential through creative routines with input from clients in regards to their goals and requirements. A personalized training program can allow one not only more strength, coordination and stamina but also improve energy and self-esteem as well.

 Some benefits through the Keep Moving Forward Inc. Personal Training program include:

–               Increased muscle strength and bone density

–               Improved Body Coordination and body awareness

–               Restoring proper movement patterns and correction of body alignment

–               Improved self-esteem and building of self confidence

–               Independence in functional skills

–               Improved ability to participate in peer-matched activities

We offer our personal training for all ages and all abilities.