Pediatric Physical Therapy at Spaulding Salem for Children
When you are recovering from an illness or injury, physical therapy can be your lifeline back. Our goal is to improve your mobility, strength, and functional ability, to achieve your highest functional level and optimal quality of life.
Our physical therapists are part of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team, working in collaboration with you and your family to customize your care across our levels of care – hospital rehabilitation, outpatient, skilled nursing and long-term acute care.
Spaulding's Approach to Pediatric Physical Therapy
We treat people recovering from a range on conditions including:
- Orthopedic conditions
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Cardiac disorders
We use a variety of manual techniques, treatment modalities, advanced technologies and educational programs to cater to the specific needs of you, our patient.
Pediatric PT Tip
Toe Walking is a type of walking pattern that occurs when children walk on their tip-toes instead of using the more “typical” heel first pattern. Learn how physical therapy can help.