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Pediatric Services
What is Pediatric
Physical Therapy?
What is Pediatric
Occupational Therapy?
Pediatric Physical therapists work to help children reach their maximum potential for functional independence. They focus on issues of balance, gait, motion, muscular control and neurology.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Addresses These Conditions:

  • Torticollis
  • Functional Scoliosis
  • Coordination Disorders
  • Motor/ Developmental Delay
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Autism
  • Burns & Wounds

Physical Therapy Treatments Include:

  • Progressive Resistive Exercises and Range of Motion
  • Manual Therapy
  • Balance & Gait Training
  • Neuromuscular Re-education
  • Various Modalities as Prescribed
  • Gross Motor Development
  • Home Exercise Program
  • Disease/ Disorder Education
Pediatric occupational therapy focuses on helping children with motor skills development, self-care skills, sensory processing, academic skills, social challenges and emotional challenges in order to maximize function in everyday life.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Helps with THese Challenges:

  • Developmental Delay
  • Learning Disorders
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Autism
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Visual Deficits
  • Motor Coordination Deficits
  • ADHD / ADD
  • Dysgraphia
  • Seating & Mobility Issues
  • Milroy's Disease
  • Lymphedema Praecox

Occupational Therapy Treatments Include:

  • Self-care Training
  • Sensory Integration Techniques
  • Strengthening and Range of Motion
  • Fine Motor Training
  • Gross Motor raining
  • Perceptual Visual Motor Integration
  • Attention Deficits
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Disease/ Disorder Education
  • Oral Sensory Normalization
  • Wheelchair Evaluations and Fittings
  • Craniosacral Therapies
  • Interactive Metronome
  • Memory/ Recall
What is Pediatric
Speech Therapy?
Pediatric speech therapy focuses on the physical and cognitive skills and abilities related to communication. Speech therapy also helps pediatric patients with issues related to feeding and eating.

Pediatric Speech Therapy Helps with These Challenges:

  • Neurological (Brain) Injury
  • Development Delay
  • Autism/ PDD
  • Cleft Palate
  • Reading Disorders and Dyslexia
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Pediatric Feeding Disorders
  • Social Skills
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • And More

Speech Therapy Treatments Include:

  • Oral Motor Therapy
  • Treatment for Apraxia of Speech
  • Memory/ Recall
  • Visual Spatial Orientation
  • Articulation Therapy
  • Elimination of Phonological Processes
  • Orton-Gillingham Approach to Reading Disorders
  • Self-Management Techniques
  • Home Language Program

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