(Pediatric) Kids Physiotherapy
- What is Pediatric Physiotherapy?
Pediatric or Kids Physiotherapy is a specialized field of physiotherapy that engages in treatment of children between 0-18 years of age.
- What does a Pediatric Physiotherapist do?
The most important element is determining “what is right and most suitable” to the child and the family’s needs. It typically involves a thorough, objective and functional assessment which assesses a child’s gross motor, fine motor, language-social and cognitive skills. Using it as a baseline, the therapist attentively speaks and listens to the child, family members and care-givers to formulate a Tailored treatment plan based on functional goals, and identified areas of needs.
The therapist will carry out periodic reassessments to monitor the child’s progress and accordingly modify the treatment plan.
The conditions cover not only the pediatric age group of 0-18 years but go beyond 18 years to engage in treatment of variety of conditions: