Paediatric Physiotherapy

The Peadiatric physiotherapy service treats children with a wide range of conditions including primary physical, neurological or sensory disability and developmental delay

Examples of conditions that are treated by the peadiatric physiotherapist include

• Neurological conditions including cerebral palsy, dystonia and movement disorders

• Autistic Spectrum Disorder

• Genetic Conditions, such as Muscular Dystrophy and Down Syndrome

• Global Development Delay, such as a delay in reaching milestones or difficulty keeping up with peers physically

• Muscle spasm and muscle tightness, such as Torticollis

• Reduced coordination or Dyspraxia

• Sensory Processing Disorder. This can effect the processing of sensations such as touch, taste, vision, movement or hearing

• Poor muscle tone, Hypotonia / Hypertonia

• Orthopaedic conditions including post-operative physiotherapy

• Respiratory conditions including Cystic Fibrosis

• Scoliosis, Poor posture, joint and muscle aches and pains