Early Steps Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy 

Physical Therapy

Our pediatric physical therapist is committed to helping your child enhance mobility in order to participate in the daily activities of their home, school, and community.

Using therapeutic exercise techniques to: 
*  increase strength and endurance*  improve balance and coordination*  improve joint range of motion*  increase efficiency and functionWith an individualized treatment plan, physical therapy can aid in many different kinds of desired functions, whether related to developmental activities or specific activities of daily living. 

Specialized treatment is offered in the following areas​:
*  Exercise for strengthening, range of motion, balance, coordination, and endurance*  Developmental activities*  Joint mobilization*  Neuromuscular electrical stimulation*  Post-operative therapies*  Equipment evaluations (wheelchairs, standers, walkers, etc.)*  Orthotic evaluations and coordination (AFOs, SMOs, inserts, etc.)*  Partial Weight Bearing Gait Training

​Children who would benefit from PT may have:
*  Neuromuscular diagnoses (Cerebral Palsy, Dystonia, etc.)*  Abnormal muscle tone (increased or decreased)*  Orthopedic injuries or diagnoses*  Abnormal gait (toe walking, crouched gait, etc.)*  Muscular weakness*  Decreased balance*  Decreased coordination*  Delayed developmental milestones*  Torticollis (muscle tightness of the neck in infancy leading to abnormal posture)*  Equipment needs*  Bracing needs*  Muscular tightness