What is Physiotherapy?
Pediatric Physiotherapy is a therapy for a child to help them to develop their muscles and bones. He also treats sensory, neuro, and mental development issues. He has experience treating the many problems and injuries affecting children's healthy lives.
Pediatric physiotherapists specialize in child development, especially in the movement’s growth. Movement is a vital aspect of development for babies and children. Movement permits babies and children to examine their bodies and how they function, as well as their atmosphere and everything in their world – being able to move fast and successfully is necessary for understanding and developing.
What Does a Physiotherapist Do?
The aims and Requirements of the Pediatric Physiotherapist are sometimes different. He may ask questions from the child’s family members and other caretakers.
Pediatric Physiotherapist assists kids in acquiring their optimal physical development. They have full knowledge of the development, disorders treatment, and movement. They treat 1-day children to adolescents.
What Are the Types of the Pediatric Physiotherapies?
Pediatric Physiotherapies are of 05 types, as given below:
– Developmental Physiotherapy
– Learning Difficulties Physiotherapy
– Neurological Paediatric Physiotherapy
– Respiratory Paediatric Physiotherapy
– Musculoskeletal Paediatric Physiotherapy
When To See a Pediatric Physiotherapist?
A child needs a physiotherapist in the following conditions:
– Postural issues: torticollis, scoliosis, metatarsus adductus
– Idiopathic toe walking
– Spina bifida and neural tube defects
– Muscular dystrophy
– Brachial plexus
– Cerebral palsy
– Respiratory conditions such as cystic fibrosis or asthma
– Sports and recreation injuries
– Muscle and ligament injuries/tears
– Joint stiffness and pain
– Post-fracture treatment
– Down syndrome
– Developmental delay
– Traumatic brain injuries
– Juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA)
– Osteogenesis imperfecta
– Congenital muscular torticollis
What To Expect From Pediatric Physiotherapy?
Your appointment with the Physiotherapist could end up to 01 hour only. The discussion with the Physiotherapist plays an essential role in making treatment strategies. After that, he tells your child to include exercise and activities in your child’s daily routine.
The physiotherapist can complete this treatment session within 04 to 06 months. Another Physiotherapist will handle this session of the Physiotherapist’s treatment in the team, a Senior Physiotherapy Assistant and an Assistant Practitioner.
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Our Doctors are available 24 x 7 at Cradle Children’s Hospital.
Our Doctors are available 24 x 7 at Cradle Children’s Hospital. Call us to book an appointment.