Physical Therapy seeks to care for physical movement. A physical therapist will come up with a treatment plan to help reduce pain in the body, restore function, and prevent disability. Anyone with a disorder/problem that inhibits movement (i.e. cerebral palsy, scoliosis, and Spina Bifida) is qualified to receive physical therapy. At Kreative Therapy our Physical therapist provided pediatric therapy one on one in our well-equipped and spacious gym and treatment children of all ages with any diagnosis such as :Autism, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, and Neurological and Motor delays or disorders. Our pediatric physical therapist aims to improve children’s ability to engaged and be independent in their mobility and life. The following are performance areas at are addressed and treated in physical therapy:
- Movement and mobility: targeted exercises to increase ability to move a limb through its full range of motion
- Balance and coordination: exercise that allow you to have control of your body while in movement usually involving your whole body working together.
- Strengthening: exercises to increase the strength of specific groups of muscles. Providing force and resistance to overload muscles to encourage growth.
- Cardiopulmonary endurance: exercises that have the heart, lungs, and muscles work together for an extended period to increase efficiency of your cardiorespiratory system function.
- Development activities: targeted individualized exercise that will help a child reach their developmental milestones for locomotion, balance, and gross motor skills.
- Orthotic Prosthesis: training and fitting for use of artificially made device, limb or part of the body that is used to replace a part of the body that is missing either due to amputation or lack of development.
- Wheelchair Mobility: evaluating and training the patient to ability to manage wheelchair parts (wheel locks, footrests, arms) and to propel the chair on level surfaces.
- Wheelchair Measuring and Fitting
- Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: exercises to correct an imbalance in muscle strength and range of motion, causing one side of the neck to be tight and Plagiocephaly when an infant’s soft skull becomes flattened in one area, due to repeated pressure on one part of the head.