Pediatric Physiotherapy

Pediatric Physiotherapy is effective in controlling reproductive conditions, early childhood conditions, and injuries that occur throughout the age of puberty as well as transitioning to adult care. Pediatric physiotherapy improves physical activity and quality of life.1,2 Its long-term benefits are significant and include reducing disability and the need for surgery or other costly interventions that lead to a reduction in the burden on the future use of health care services.


Physiotherapy services for children treat a wide variety of critical and chronic conditions in a variety of settings, from patient care hospitals to communities and schools. Pediatric physiotherapists diagnose, diagnose and treat emotional, developmental, cardiorespiratory, and orthopedic conditions in children up to 18 years of age, with a focus on career development and increased independence. Physiotherapy has a positive and significant effect on lung function, motor control, muscle strength, and physical endurance in patients with chronic conditions such as cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.



Child physiotherapists help children reach their full potential. They have specialized knowledge about movement, development, and conditions that may affect the baby and the developing child and treat them from 1 day to adolescents. Treatment may include soft tissue massage, stretching, stretching, physical therapy, and posture training. Because Children are not young adults these therapists encourage children to use their best skills by playing and having fun with age-appropriate discipline. The physiotherapist will definitely work within the context of the child and his or her family and have the opportunity to work with the child in a wide range of home environments, kindergarten groups, and education and leisure activities.


Because of the complex needs of the child and family, the physiotherapist may work with many other fields including medical, nursing, social work, education and care staff, psychiatric and psychotherapist teams, and speech therapists and occupational therapists. A physiotherapist working in such groups should be able to pass on his or her observations, tests, and treatment plans to the child, his or her parents, and other team members. To be effective and efficient a pediatric physiotherapist must, in addition to his or her physiotherapy skills, have a clear understanding of the child's developmental process, ancient reflex patterns, and pediatric illness and disability.



A pediatric physiotherapist can provide specialized physiotherapy treatment for children between the ages of 0 and 18 who have difficulty with their physical development due to emotional and/or growth problems. Neurological conditions can be due to problems with the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves. Babies and/or children with mood disorders may have difficulty with their physical activities including walking, muscle strength, various movements, and balance.


Pediatric physiotherapists have extensive experience in a variety of pediatric neurological conditions including:

  • Gross motor delay

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Developmental Coordination Disorder

  • Down Syndrome

  • Spina Bifida

  • Acquired Brain Injury

  • Hypotonia

  • Muscular Dystrophy or other neuromuscular challenges

  • Torticollis/Plagiocephaly

  • Other genetic disorders

  • Weight challenges

  • Athlete

 Your child's initial assessment will include growth, mobility, strength, and balance to produce a comprehensive treatment plan that may include:

  • Stretching

  • Strengthening

  • Re-teaching common movement patterns

  • Balance training

  • Improving posture and mobility

  • Advice and support for parents and / teachers

  • Historic development



Pediatricians have specialized skills in diagnosing, diagnosing and diagnosing, and in treating child development and mobility. Pediatricians have highly developed hands-on skills, which we use with a lot of fun, ingenuity, and playfulness, to develop individualized treatment plans for each of our clients. Therapeutic programs are aimed at improving the health, well-being, and skills of each child so that they can move and participate in daily activities, such as playing, studying, going to school, and being part of the family and community. Children with developmental disorders may have difficulty reaching their peak growth spans at the expected time or age. Developmental events are activities that most children learn or develop that usually arise at certain stages of age. For example, head control, rolling, crawling, walking, and talking. Physiotherapy treatment for children with emotional or growth problems will help to increase their strength and promote physical growth to a certain level (e.g. rolling, crawling, and walking).


Types of movement disorders or mobility problems Paediatricians can help with a wide range of conditions, but can also include:

  • Children and children who are late to take important steps, eg children who are slow to learn to sit, crawl or walk

  • Infants and toddlers use unusual patterns for movement eg sitting or pushing or walking on their toes

  • Children with motor skills, such as jumping/jumping or soccer skills

  • Infants who do not get along well

  • Children who follow an injury or trauma need to be rehabilitated


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