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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatrics is a large specialty area in physical therapy today. This site will review many common disorders experienced by children. Congenital and non congenital conditions, as well as developmental delays will be explored. Discover the role physical therapists play in the rehabilitation of pediatric disease.

Salter-Harris Fracture in Children
Learn about the Salter-Harris fracture in children and how physical therapy can help.

Types of Spina Bifida
Spina bifida is a neural defect in children where the spinal canal does not completely close around the spinal cord.

Scoliosis
Scoliosis is a disorder affecting the curvature of the spine. Learn more about the types, causes, and treatment of scoliosis in this article.

Torticollis
Description of torticollis, a condition found in children.

Osgood-Schlatter
Osgood-Schlatter is one of the most common causes of knee pain in young males. Review the cause, symptoms, and managment of this disorder.

Developmental Milestones
Find your child’s developmental milestones by age and learn problems to look for that should be reported to your pediatrician if found.

Cerebral Palsy
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke provides an overview of the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of cerebral palsy.

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