Physical Therapy

Children’s physical therapy addresses the development of gross motor skills, including rolling, sitting, crawling, and walking as well as balance and coordination. Physical therapy rehabilitates musculoskeletal deficits occurring with physical disabilities, or after accident, sports and orthopedic injuries, and surgeries.

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Common Diagnoses Treated In Physical Therapy*

  • Prematurity/At Risk Infants
  • Brain Injuries
  • Torticollis
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Developmental Delay
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Orthopedic Surgeries
  • Coordination/Balance Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injury/Erb’s Palsy
  • Muscle Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder/PDD
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Orthopedic Injuries Including Fractures, Sprains, Strains
  • Motor Apraxia
  • Gait Abnormalities

*May include additional diagnoses. Please contact us for specific questions.

Physical Therapy Treatment Strategies

  • Range of Motion – Active and Passive
  • Balance Training
  • Strengthening
  • Coordination Training
  • Postural Control/Alignment
  • Gait Training
  • Endurance Activities
  • Functional Skills Training
  • Proprioceptive/Body Awareness
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Sensory Input
  • Myofascial/Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Massage
  • NDT Facilitation Techniques
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Parent/Caregiver Education
  • Gross Motor Facilitation

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