Physiotherapy

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Learning to roll, sit, stand and walk are generally skills that children develop throughout early childhood, but when your child is not reaching the motor milestones as expected or in an unusual manner, you may need the help of a Physiotherapist. Our Physiotherapists have expert knowledge in typical motor development which enables them to recognise the early signs when a baby or child is not developing in a typical pattern.

Child's Physiotherapist Liverpool

Our Physiotherapists are well trained in treating a range of childhood conditions or disabilities. The overall aim of Physiotherapy is to obtain an optimal level of independence by developing or restoring movement, mobility, function, relieving pain and educating and collaborating with families. Our Physiotherapists work with children who have impaired mobility and function from either temporary or permanent symptoms or delays resulting from disease, injury, prematurity, or birth defects.

Your child’s Physiotherapist will use a combination of novelty play and fun to ensure progression in underlying areas such as balance and coordination, strength and endurance as well as motor skill development. 

Conditions commonly seen for Physiotherapy:

  • Developmental Delay or delayed milestones
  • Dyspraxia and coordination difficulties
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain injury
  • Congenital conditions
  • Sporting injuries
  • Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Post surgery care
  • Specific skills training
  • Physiotherapy treatment used in the clinic

We can help you to achieve your goals for your child using a variety of different treatment methods including:

  • Strengthening exercises
  • Teaching specific stretches
  • Facilitation of normal movement
  • Splinting and orthotics advice
  • Gait training
  • Tailored gym programs
  • Application of taping
  • Equipment trial and prescription
  • Application and removal of plasters
  • Specific skills training
  • Group sports programs
  • Gross motor skill development
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