PAEDIATRIC PHYSIOTHERAPY 

All About Physio offers paediatric physiotherapy catering to children of the Gold Coast by specialist paediatric physiotherapists Alana Gardini and Carly Campbell.

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.

All About Physio offers various billing options depending on your situation. We are NDIS & Better Start registered.

 

PAEDIATRIC CONDITIONS

Developmental

Flattening of the head (plagiocephaly)
Tightening of the neck / side preference (torticollis)
Delayed motor milestones
Developmental delay
Movement pattern problems in pre-term infants
Coordination problems
Balance problems, clumsiness and falls
Hypotonia (low muscle tone)

Walking

Toe-walking
In-toeing / out-toeing
Knock-knees
Bow-legs
Flat feet
Fatigue

Musculoskeletal/Orthopaedic

Infant foot conditions (club foot and talipes)
Floppy joints (hyper mobility)
Sports injuries
Knee, hip and back pain
Postural issues
Scoliosis
Post-operative management
Post botulinum toxin (tone) management
Perthes disease

Other

Cerebral palsy (CP)
Down syndrome & other syndromes
Childhood arthritis
Chronic fatigue syndrome

PAEDIATRIC MANAGEMENT

Equipment Prescription, Trials & Applications

Ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs)
Specialist footwear
Specialist seating
Wheelchairs
Standing Frames
Walkers
Other mobility devices

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy (warm water therapy) can help a variety of paediatric conditions and concerns including:

Strength and mobility issues
Neurological conditions
Post-operative management
Sports injuries
Chronic pain
Balance 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
Increase circulation

And it is incredibly fun!

Our physiotherapists can provide a personalised hydrotherapy program for your child to perform independently.

Group Therapy

Our therapists are also able to provide group based therapy on request.

 

PAEDIATRIC NEWS & RESOURCES

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