Rehabilitation Services

Physical Therapy

At Children’s, pediatric physical therapists (PTs) are experts in evaluating and treating children who have difficulties moving their bodies. They achieve this by correcting or improving motor impairments, providing resources for missing skills and building on existing abilities. Pediatric physical therapy promotes independence, increases participation, facilitates motor development and function, improves strength and endurance, enhances learning opportunities, and eases challenges with daily care giving.

Physical therapists evaluate and treat children with a wide range of diagnoses, including:

Physical Therapy Developmental Milestones

Download brochures with information about physical therapy milestones, called gross motor skills, and activities for promoting developmental skills:

When is a physical therapy evaluation recommended?

Talk to your physician about a PT evaluation of you have concerns about your child’s:

  • Muscle control or motor learning
  • Coordination
  • Balance
  • Strength and endurance
  • Joint motion or protection
  • Movement and mobility
  • Orthotic and prosthetic use
  • Posture and positioning
  • Self-Care
  • Weight
  • Pain Management
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Physical participation daily activities in home/community
  • Achieving developmental milestones

Physical Therapy Services/Programs

The Children’s physical therapists are proud to offer the following programs and services:

Physical Therapy Team Evaluations

The physical therapists at Children’s are part of the following multi-disciplinary teams: