Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapy is a fantastic tool for children who struggle with movement. Whether this is caused by a developmental delay, disability, or recent injury, our therapists can help your child build their physical skills so they can move their body freely and safely. Not only will your child become more capable so they can enjoy their best life, but they’ll also have fun while doing it!

What Is Physical Therapy?

Pediatric physical therapy is a specialized treatment for children who struggle with movement due to a developmental delay or disability. Your child will work with a physical therapist (PT) on different activities and exercises designed to empower their ability to move their body freely. PTs can also help your child learn to use assistive devices like wheelchairs, crutches, or orthotics to ensure they can move safely and confidently.

Why Physical Therapy?

Children who struggle with their physical skills due to a developmental delay, disability, or injury can be less confident and have trouble taking care of their own needs or playing with others. Physical skills include all areas of your child’s ability to move their body the way they want to, such as:

How Can I Tell if My Child Needs Physical Therapy?

If your child is struggling to control their body’s movements, it’s a good sign they could benefit from physical therapy. This could include:

Physical therapy can also help if your child struggles with movement due to a condition like cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, congenital limb amputations or deficiencies, and premature birth. With routine therapy sessions, we can help your child build the skills they need to play and explore.

What Are the Benefits of Physical Therapy?

When your child participates in routine physical therapy sessions, they can experience a ton of great benefits, including improved control of their body’s movement, better ability to play with other children, stronger gross motor skills, reduced pain from chronic conditions, faster healing after an injury or surgery, reduced risk of injury, better ability to participate in social activities, improved handling of adaptive devices, and increased independence and self-confidence.

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Contact Us for More Information

Do you have any questions about our therapy services? Give us a call today at (936) 293-8800 or fill out the form below. Our staff will be happy to get you the answers you’re looking for.

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