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Physical Therapy Services

Physical Therapists work with individuals to develop, maintain and restore optimal body movement and function.

We offer these physical therapy services:

  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Standing and Sitting Balance
  • Coordination
  • Durable Medical Equipment 
  • Strength and Endurance 
  • Wheelchair Assessments 
  • Custom Orthotic Management 
  • Gait Training
  • Joint Range of Motion
  • Stair Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Transfer Training
  • Pain Management

Common Conditions/Diagnoses treated by Physical Therapists

Cerebral Palsy, Spina-Bifida, Torticollis, Muscular Weakness, Muscular Dystrophy, Prematurity, Respiratory Conditions, Genetic Conditions, Developmental Delay, Sports Injuries, Hypertonia, Hypotonia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Tumor, Spinal Cord Injuries, Down Syndrome, Autism, Amputations.

How can physical therapy help my child?

A physical therapist can help children recover from injuries or reach milestones by improving strength, coordination, endurance, and flexibility. Physical Therapists can also assist families by adapting toys for play, making equipment recommendations, providing community resources, making home safety recommendations, providing positioning recommendations for daily activities and providing mobility options.

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How can physical therapy help my child?

Physical therapists work with children to improve their ability to use their bodies by increasing strength, flexibility, endurance and coordination. Children may see a physical therapist if they are delayed in meeting motor milestones, recovering from an injury or have a genetic or neurological condition that affects functional movement. Physical therapists provide treatment to address skills including sitting up, rolling, crawling, walking, riding a bike, catching, throwing and walking up and downstairs.

How can physical therapy help a child with cerebral palsy?

Physical therapists use therapeutic exercises and activities to improve movement and function, manage pain, and prevent injuries. Stretching, strengthening and positioning exercises may all play a role in therapy sessions.

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How old does a child need to be to receive physical therapy?

Children may begin physical therapy in early infancy. Children under age 1 are seen for physical therapy to address conditions including torticollis, cerebral palsy, prematurity and neuromuscular conditions. Physical therapy in very young children may be provided to reduce pain, promote proper development, promote correct positioning and movement patterns and improve strength and function.

What is the difference between hypotonia and hypertonia?

Hypotonia refers to reduced muscle tone which presents as floppiness. Hypertonia refers to increased muscle tone which presents as stiffness.

What type of equipment is used in physical therapy sessions?

Physical therapists use a variety of equipment based on the individual client’s needs. Some commonly used equipment includes:

  • Positioning wedges: Positioning wedges can be used to help a child increase tolerance in prone position and develop head and neck control.
  • Gait Trainers: Gait trainers can be to help a child learning to walk or relearning to walk.
  • Swings: Swings can be used for a variety of functions including improving dynamic balance and sensory integration.
  • Pediatric Scooters: Scooters can be used to help children develop strength and learn movement patterns needed to propel themselves forward.

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If you want top-notch services from therapists who are fun, engaging and dedicated to helping your child GROW, call us today for a free consultation.

Reach Out Today If…

You are looking for fun, dedicated therapists who are able to provide services in your home, daycare or school.

You want to work with a team that will provide the individualized treatment that your child or loved one deserves.

Transportation issues prevent you from taking your child to therapy sessions at a clinic.

Your child is medically fragile or has other conditions that make it difficult to leave the home.

You want your child to receive therapy in natural environments like the park, library or home.

You have a foster child who needs services. We love supporting our foster families and their children.

You want to work with a company that will help your child get the equipment that they need including wheelchairs, communication devices, orthotics, walkers, etc.

Insurance Information

At this time we accept Medicaid FFS (fee for service) and cash pay clients.

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