Who We Can Help
Physiotherapy can be useful in a variety of paediatric conditions, including:
Chronic paediatric conditions including Cerebral Palsy, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome.
Children who have sustained a traumatic or acquired brain injury
Assistance with equipment prescription and funding for children with chronic conditions
Treatment may involve gait re-education, strengthening, management of spasticity, muscle lengthening, pain relief, balance, postural management program, co-ordination, endurance, use of therapeutic aids such as orthotics, wearable technology, taping, etc.
Babies with delayed gross and fine motor development
Babies at risk of developmental delay (ie. prematurity, surgical or medical interventions)
Developmental Co-ordination Deficit (poor balance and co-ordination)
Children with low muscle tone affecting their movement skills or function (ie. keeping up with friends or participation in sport)
Poor posture, balance or core stability
Babies with plagiocephaly (flattened area on the back of the skull)
Babies born with postural foot problems (ie. feet that are turned in or out)
Children who walk on their toes or other gait abnormalities such as knock-knees/ pigeon toeing
Scoliosis and back pain
Rehabilitation following injuries, surgery or fracture