Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapy promotes independence, increases participation in community, facilitates motor development and function, improves strength, enhances learning opportunities, eases care giving, and gets kids back to their pre injury state

Physical therapist uses evidence-based practice to provide any of the following services to a child

  • Developmental activities
  • Strengthening
  • Movement and mobility
  • Tone management
  • Motor learning
  • Balance and coordination
  • Recreation, play and leisure
  • Equipment design, fabrication, and fitting
  • Cardiopulmonary endurance
  • Safety and prevention programs
  • Use of assistive technology

Diagnoses commonly treated by physical therapist at associated

  • Developmental delay
  • Developmental coordination
  • Prematurity
  • Gross motor deficits
  • Torticollis
  • Neurological impairment
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hemiplegia
  • Spina bifida
  • Genetic disorders
  • Autism
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Sensory integration dysfunction