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Paediatric Physiotherapy

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There are numerous childhood conditions that can affect a child's development. They can be minor or severe, short or long term and can affect a child's ability to move and function. Children learn through play, movement and exploration of their environment. We believe in making therapy a positive experience for the child and hence play is often incorporated into holistic treatments and therapy is continually adapted to the child's needs. Our Paediatric Physiotherapist is specially trained to work with children and will ensure that parents and family are an essential and integral part of treatment.Our initial consultation involves assessment and treatment including individual programs produced for your child's condition.

At Physio Plus we treat a variety of conditions including:

  • Brain Injury

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Developmental Delay

  • Downs Syndrome

  • Dyspraxia

  • Erbs Palsy

  • Flat Feet

  • Fractures

  • Gait Problems

  • Growing Pains

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Hyper Mobility Syndrome

  • Joint Pain

  • Juvenile Arthritis

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Perthes Disease

  • Plagiocephaly

  • Respiratory Conditions

  • Scoliosis

  • Severs Disease

  • Sinding Larsen Lohanssen Syndrome

  • Spina Bifida

  • Talipes

  • Torticollis

Paediatric physiotherapy can also assist children who may be:

  • Not meeting developmental milestones, such as crawling, walking, playing, self feeding and manipulating toys

  • Having difficulty at school - poor writing, scissor usage, and drawing

  • Not performing at their best in sports - running, jumping, climbing, and specific sports

  • Restless and therefore affecting their concentration - constant shifting, annoying others, and poorly focussed on tasks

Our paediatric physiotherapist can assess and treat children, infants, toddlers and newborns with issues relating to movement, coordination, posture and the cardiorespiratory system.