What is Pediatric Physiotherapy?
Pediatric physical therapy is a specialty that deals with the wide variety of diagnoses that may affect your child's overall development. Depending on the nature and extent of the disability your pediatric physical therapist will design a plan for achieving maximal potential in your child.
Who is a pediatric Physiotherapist?
A pediatric physiotherapist is a specialized professional from physiotherapy background. Generally, pediatric physiotherapist holds a master degree in pediatric physiotherapy from a recognized institution.
Who needs pediatric physiotherapy?
Pediatric physiotherapy can help a number of children with Neurodevelopmental disorders, orthopedic disorders, neuromuscular disorders, etc.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Traumatic brain injury
How does pediatric physiotherapy help?
Like every other professional a pediatric physical therapist will assess your child with some standardized scales such as GMFM, PEDI, etc. After analyzing the potentials and limitations of the child, he/she will make a treatment plan. The plan will include a number of activities. As a caregiver you will be asked to assist the pediatric physical therapist following a home based program.
What we do in Physiotherapy?
AS ICD has a dedicated team of physiotherapists with basic qualification in physiotherapy and advance training in pediatric physiotherapy, they are responsible for physiotherapy only. You will never get overlapping of services with Occupational therapist or developmental therapist.
Our physiotherapists are responsible for Specialized Assessment based on International and In-house Scales
Assessments for tightness, weakness, spasticity, contracture and deformity