Paediatrics

Physiotherapy

We work closely with Paediatricians, Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeons and general practitioners when managing patient’s care.

Our Paediatric services include the assessment and management of the following:

  • Asymmetrical head shape / torticollis
  • Developmental hip dysplasia, including the application of Pavlik harnesses
  • Congenital orthopaedic problems including positional talipes
  • Delayed milestones (delayed sitting, standing or walking)
  • Hypermobility
  • Clumsiness
  • Toe walking
  • Gait assessment in older children
  • Postural problems in children (eg leg length discrepancies, bow legs, pronating feet, knock knees, pigeon toes, tight hamstrings)
  • Musculoskeletal and sports injuries in children and return to sport
  • Growing pains
  • Post operative rehabilitation following surgery (eg tendon release) including wound care, graded exercise programs and return to sport
  • Dance related injuries including prepointe assessment
  • Fractures including splinting and casting and the application of orthopaedic braces and boots as indicated