"Physical therapists use their expertise in movement and apply clinical reasoning through the process of examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention."

 

Physical Therapy for Children

Does My Child Need PT?

Signs to look for

If your child is experiencing 3 or more
problems on the checklist, physical
therapy intervention may be helpful

Infant & Toddler  
preschooler

Preschool (3-5 years)  
preschooler

School-Aged  
school aged

What is Physical Therapy?

Pediatric physical therapists (PTs) work with children and their families to assist each child in reaching their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation in home, school, and community environments.

Pediatric physical therapy:

  • promotes independence
  • increases participation
  • facilitates motor development and function
  • improves strength and endurance
  • enhances learning opportunities
  • eases challenges with daily caregiving.

Our Pediatric Physical Therapists provide evaluations and treatment for:

  • Gross motor development as it relates to coordination, balance, motor planning & postural stability
  • sensory and neuromotor development
  • use of assistive technology
  • muscle and joint function
  • strength and endurance
  • cardiopulmonary status
  • posture and balance
  • mobility

We have experience evaluating and treating:

 

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