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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Our goal is to advance children’s gross motor skills and physical health to allow for optimal function and quality of life in their home, school, and play environments.

We consider each patient to be unique and develop individualized care for children with the following:

  • Congenital muscular torticollis
  • Positional plagiocephaly
  • Infants and toddlers with gross motor delays
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Genetic disorders
  • Toe Walking
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Prematurity
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Spina Bifida
  • Neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy and spinal muscle atrophy
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
  • Oncology and Hematology disorders

Our PTs are always advancing their skills to provide the most current and effective practices in pediatric therapy.

Special services offered by our PTs:

  • Personalized intensive therapy programs (daily therapy for 2-3 weeks)
  • Co-treatment with or referrals to occupational therapy or speech therapy
  • Individualized home programs
  • Custom-molded orthotic inserts
  • Fitting and ordering of Cascades Fast Fit© orthoses including inserts, SMO’s and AFO’s
  • Fabrication of lower extremity splints (Functional Cast Therapy) and serial casting
  • Gait analysis
  • Functional electrical stimulation
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Independent educational evaluations for local school systems
  • Home visits when appropriate

*A doctor’s prescription/referral is required for all Physical Therapy evaluations

*Our practice promotes communication between the referring physician and therapist

Comprehensive concussion rehabilitation program:

CTC’s concussion rehabilitation program was created to treat every aspect of our patients’ concussion with the goal of a safe return to school, sport and activity. Therapy focuses on individualized programs that are based on each patient’s needs, daily function, activities and goals. Evaluations look at all aspects of a concussion and its effects, including history of past injury, current symptoms, cervical spine exam, visual function tests, vestibular/balance activities, information processing and executive function skills.