Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy is typically recommended by doctors 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:

  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Muscle diseases
  • Acute trauma
  • Head injury
  • Limb deficiencies
  • Genetic disorders
  • Cardiopulmonary conditions
  • Developmental delays
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Birth defects (such as spina bifida)
  • Effects of in-utero drug or alcohol exposure

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
  • Strength gains
  • Decrease in pain
  • Increased balance and coordination
  • Functional positions such as sitting and standing
  • Developmental milestones such as crawling and walking
  • Improved circulation around injury through modalities
  • Safety to prevent injury


Promoting independent movement is our biggest goal!

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