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Physical & OccupationaL Therapy

Occupational Therapy Pediatric Services

What is Occupational Therapy Pediatric Rehabilitation?

Occupational Therapy pediatric rehabilitation is a therapeutic program designed to evaluate, treat and manage a variety of neuromuscular, skeletal or cognitive limitations in infants, children and adolescents. Our therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of infants, children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with performance of daily activities in the areas of feeding/eating, self-care, play, learning and development due to a variety of congenital or acquired disorders.

What conditions can benefit from Occupational Therapy Pediatric Rehabilitation?

Occupational Therapy Pediatric Therapists treat a wide range of disorders in infants, children and adolescents. Some common diagnoses seen are:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Orthopedic injury or problems
  • Neurological disorders (congenital or post traumatic)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Failure to thrive
  • Prematurity
  • Sensory Integration Disorders
  • Autism
  • Genetic/Metabolic Disorders
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Developmental Delay
  • Feeding/eating disorders
  • Perceptual/motor limitations

Occupational Therapy Pediatric Rehabilitation Services:

Your Occupational Therapist will perform comprehensive developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological or oral motor evaluations to identify areas of difficulties and establish a baseline status. Working closely with family members, educators and other healthcare providers, your therapist will design a treatment program directed toward meeting specific and attainable goals intended to improve functional performance. Some examples of evaluations and treatments provided by our therapist include:

  • Neonatal and infant development
  • Feeding and dysphagia
  • Gross and fine motor development
  • Sensory integration and modulation
  • Activities of daily living
  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics
  • Cognitive development

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