Paediatric physiotherapy is a type of physiotherapy that focuses on the treatment of children. A physiotherapist who treats children is passionate and knowledgeable about the child, children’s growth and development, and the assessment and treatment of common childhood conditions. They also tries to treat the child in an environment that is child-friendly, with an approach that is fun, and best motivates the child.
Paediatric physiotherapists treat all persons under the age of 18, from premature infants to high level adolescent athletes… the common thread? GROWTH!
A paediatric physiotherapist can help your child when they have:
Parents seek out physiotherapy services for their children for a variety of reasons, including to:
A paediatric physiotherapist works in:
Remember: children are not small adults. The best physiotherapists to treat children are those knowledgeable about paediatric conditions, and who are passionate about kids!