Paediatric Physiotherapy

Vertex Physio & Performance Centers Paediatric Physiotherapy

Paediatric physiotherapy

Services / Paediatric physiotherapy

Paediatric physiotherapy is given to children ranging from newborns to children upto 18 years of age. This is done by experts in the field who boast of specialist knowledge in conditions that may affect growing children. Paediatric physiotherapists assess and treat varied neurological, developmental, cardio-respiratory and orthopaedic conditions in children. It is extremely effective in the treatment and cure of conditions that have been diagnosed early in childhood, and those conditions that may have resulted by sudden trauma or injury. The various conditions that may be benefitted by paediatric physiotherapy include, but are not limited to:

  • Breastfeeding Issues
  • Tip Toe Walking
  • Bed Wetting
  • Constipation
  • Incontinence
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Developmental Delays
  • Torticollis
  • Hypotonia
  • Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
  • Shoulder/Hip Dysplasia
  • Hypotonia
  • Post Concussion syndromes
  • Autisum Spectrum Disorder
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Drop Foot
  • Guillian Barre Syndrome
  • Erbs Palsy
  • Flat Feet
  • Muscular Atrophy
  • Growing Pains
  • Scoliosis
  • Juvenile Arthritis

During the initial session, your child will be assessed in order to identify their needs, post which a suitable rehabilitation and care program is devised, that is specific to each child. Our physiotherapists also strive to make the program and environment welcoming to the children, so as to invite optimal participation from them.

Advantages of paediatric physiotherapy:

Paediatric physiotherapy will help your child accomplish one or more of the following:

  • Development of motor skills
  • Better musculoskeletal movement and posture
  • Helps tackle sensory issues
  • Grants better social, cognitive and communication skills
  • Helps increase functional ability
  • Allows your child to engage in fun activities that stimulate development
  • Helps child achieve the ability to perform basic activities of daily living

Once a comprehensive assessment of your child is completed, we discuss their condition, treatment goals and possible outcomes with the family. We help formulate a flexible plan that the child needs and will also love. The role of the family in the treatment of children is crucial, and our physiotherapists will ensure that you are involved in every aspect of care. By the end of the treatment period, you will be left with boosted confidence and a child who has surpassed greater troubles and achieved optimal functional and integral ability and increased independence. Come and meet us for the best paediatric physiotherapy care in Edmonton, AB.