Pediatric physical therapy provides and assists children from birth to adolescence in achieving their highest potential in their growth and development through therapeutic strengthening, sensory integration, endurance and flexibility exercises. Our trained and experienced Physical therapist will facilitate and create program for each child based on their functional goals. Our Pediatric therapists are committed to work with parents and family through education and home exercise program to ensure that their children get the care they need. Our office provide treatment for infants, children and young adults who have conditions that limit their physical activities from sports injury, hand and upper body weakness, fine and gross motor developmental delays, hypotonia, gait abnormality, torticollis, genetic and neurological conditions.
Our team is experienced with the evaluation and treatment of children with:
- Metabolic Disorders,
- Neurological Conditions,
- Orthopedic Conditions,
- Birth defects,
- Developmental disorders,
- Oncologic diseases.
The Goals of Pediatric Physical Therapy
The main goal of the pediatric physical therapy program is to minimize disability, and help the children get back to the activities they do best – play, attend school, and participate in community activities.
We provide care that is designed to achieve the following:
- Improve mobility
- Develop or restore function
- Relieve pain
- Promote overall health & wellbeing
- Prevent, slow down, or decrease the impact of physical disabilities
Pediatric physical therapy promotes independence, increases participation, facilitates motor development and function, improves strength and endurance, enhances learning opportunities, and eases challenges with daily caregiving.
To Learn More About Our Pediatric Physical Therapy Program Call Us at (805) 604-1924 (Oxnard) or (805) 494-4145 (Thousand Oaks)
Additional References & Resources:
- APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy
- Autism: - current research, summaries, and reports
- Milestones for Child Development - materials, resources, multimedia from the CDC
- Resources from the APTA’s Pediatric Physical Therapy Academy
- Fact Sheet on Plagiocephaly
- Concussion Signs & Symptoms
- Torticollis Treatment