Pediatric Physical Therapy
The Spaulding Pediatric Physical Therapy Program includes assessment and treatment of children and young adults with a wide range of injuries, illnesses, developmental delays and disabilities. Our staff specialize in providing assessment and recommendations for bracing and a wide variety of adaptive equipment, including walkers, standers, and wheelchairs.
Family members play a key role in our team-based approach and are involved every step of the way. Working hand-in-hand with families, physicians and specialized clinicians, we make sure each child gets the support and state-of-the-art services they need to succeed. Our clinicians have advanced training and experience working with diagnoses including:
- Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
- Coordination Disorders
- Balance Problems
- Genetic Syndromes
- Seizure Disorders
- Neurological and Neuromuscular Disorders
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Sensory Integration Disorders
- Pediatric and Adolescent Orthopedic Injury
- Post-surgical conditions
- Spinal Cord Injuries
Approach to Care
Whether a child needs a single therapy or a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program, our pediatric rehabilitation specialists develop a customized care plan to ensure the best possible results. In helping our patients reach their potential, our staff addresses the physical, social, emotional and academic needs of each child, laying the foundation for the continuing development of abilities and the experience of success. Clinicians work with pediatric specialists, referring physicians, schools, the family and the child to set goals and review progress. We also help families identify additional services and resources available to them within the healthcare system and in their communities.
Leadership and Expertise
At Spaulding, our therapists and other rehabilitation professionals provide coordinated rehabilitation for children with a wide variety of developmental delays, injuries, illnesses and disabilities. Our experienced clinicians listen carefully to what each child and parents have to say to create a therapy program that engages and excites the child.