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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Now offering free PT screenings for children age birth – 11

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PT screenings are ideal for kids who:

  • have problems with coordination and balance
  • are high or low tone
  • are not meeting their developmental milestones

PT Evaluation and Treatment

Our highly trained pediatric Physical Therapists provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, and prevent and limit permanent physical disabilities. Through a comprehensive and customized treatment plan that is uniquely tailored for each child, pediatric PTs work with kids and their families. The goal is to assist each child in reaching their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation in home, school, and community environments.

Conditions commonly treated by pediatric physical therapy:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Torticollis
  • Toe Walking
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Developmental Delays
  • Down Syndrome
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Gross Motor delay
  • Infant Developmental Motor Delays
  • Lower Extremity Amputation
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Pre- or post-surgery rehabilitation

Physical therapists use their expertise in movement and apply clinical reasoning through the process of examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention. As primary health care providers, PTs also promote health and wellness as they implement a wide variety of supports for children from infancy through adolescence in collaboration with their families and other medical, educational, developmental, and rehabilitation specialists. – ABC’s of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Section on Pediatrics, APTA

For children, play is crucial for their growth, development, and independence. By creating a customized treatment plan specific to each child, our therapists are able to use engaging and fun activities that keep the children interested while also working toward important milestones in their development. From increasing strength, balance, and coordination to fostering the brain’s development of neural pathways, our therapists monitor and direct the child’s “play” in order to ensure that the patient’s therapy goal is always the focus.

 

Request an evaluation for your child on our Intake page, or Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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Thank you BPHT! Our son has been receiving physical therapy at BPHT for 2 years. In that time his balance and coordination have improved as has his strength and self-confidence. I appreciate the therapists that have worked with him over this time; they are caring, patient and kind. Most importantly they make the hard work fun! We enjoy [the therapists’] smile and positive attitude.

– Lisa N, parent

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We love our virtual therapy visits with Alex! I think they work so well for a few reasons: he can see our home set up and we are able to use tools that we have readily available, it is more private for us to have conversations about Luke’s health, and it allows me to become more engaged and hands-on than I normally would be in clinic.

– Liz S, parent

 

  • Having trouble throwing, catching, or kicking balls
  • Falling more often than their peers
  • Getting tired more quickly than their peers
  • Having trouble with running, jumping, or climbing on the playground
  • Seeming clumsy or uncoordinated compared to their peers
  • Having a lack of interest in physical activity, sports, and playing on the playground
  • Poor safety awareness
  • For infants – having difficulty lifting or turning head

If any of these describes a characteristic of your child or you are concerned about one or more symptoms, then a physical therapy evaluation might be appropriate.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Developmental Delays
  • Down Syndrome
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Gross Motor
  • Idiopathic Toe Walking
  • Infant Developmental Motor Delays
  • Lower Extremity Amputation
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Torticollis
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Gross Motor Strengthening/Endurance
  • Home Therapy Activities
  • Infant Positioning
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment
  • Orthotic and Brace Prescription
  • Parent/Caregiver Education
  • Sensory Integration
  • Serial Casting
  • Teacher Collaboration