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Pediatric Therapy

The pediatric physical therapists at HPT are dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families. Our therapists focus on providing individualized care which includes parent education and home exercises in order to maximize the patients’ development and function. We treat a variety of disorders including development delays, musculoskeletal impairments such as torticolis and coordination disorders. Our physical therapists utilize a functional, play-based approach to rehabilitation to ensure that our patients achieve their age-appropriate and functional based goals.

 

Common Conditions Treated:

  • Developmental delay
  • Neurological conditions: cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and spina bifida
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Genetic/developmental disorders: Rett syndrome, Down syndrome, developmental coordination disorder
  • Complications resulting from cancer
  • Orthopedic conditions & injuries: torticollis, scoliosis, fractures
  • Sports injuries
  • Idiopathic toe walking

 

Services Provided:

  • Examination of development, biomechanics & sensory/ motor function
  • Posture evaluation & treatment
  • Gait assessment
  • Parent/caregiver education
  • Home exercise program
  • Instrumented soft tissue massage
  • Orthotic assessment
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and referrals
  • Home & community modifications