We believe in giving children a better and stronger start in life. Our paediatric physiotherapists will undertake a comprehensive examination of your child’s physical abilities and provide you with a detailed assessment and goal-based management plan with an emphasis on fun and imaginative play, to enable your child to reach their full physical potential. Parental involvement is a key component of our family-centred approach, to enable continuation of your child’s therapy at home.
Flattening of the head (plagiocephaly)
Tightening of the neck / side preference (torticollis)
Delayed motor milestones
Movement pattern problems in pre-term infants
Balance problems, clumsiness and falls
Hypotonia (low muscle tone)
In-toeing / out-toeing
Infant foot conditions (club foot and talipes)
Floppy joints (hyper mobility)
Knee, hip and back pain
Post botulinum toxin (tone) management
Cerebral palsy (CP)
Down syndrome & other syndromes
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Equipment Prescription, Trials & Applications
Ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs)
Other mobility devices
Hydrotherapy (warm water therapy) can help a variety of paediatric conditions and concerns including:
Strength and mobility issues
The warm water can help to:
Reduce muscle spasm and increase flexibility
Increase functional mobility
Provide pain relief and restore normal movement
Allow variable weight bearing and balance training
Allow targeted strengthening
And it is incredibly fun!
Our physiotherapists can provide a personalised hydrotherapy program for your child to perform independently.
Our therapists are also able to provide group based therapy on request.
PAEDIATRIC NEWS & RESOURCES
By Alana Gardini, Paediatric Physiotherapist In order to boost your baby’s physical development it is important to understand how the […]Read More ›