Pediatric Physiotherapy in Edmonton
Child Physiotherapy in Edmonton
Pediatric conditions are tough to handle as a parent and as a human being, you may experience distress, depression, and so on. But, distress and depression is not the solution, kids with pediatric conditions are a gift to you and the world. They can do the work they love tirelessly for hours together and still wouldn’t lose any energy, that’s the gift given in many kids requiring extra attention. They are a gem to the world and will shine like one very soon. Being patient is the key to acting with your kid and getting positive outputs from them.
Family Physiotherapy in Edmonton will reduce your stress and anxiety caused by the challenges you encounter. Whatever the situation maybe we will provide solutions, UNICEF says around 240 million children around the world are born with pediatric conditions till now. It can easily be addressed and the best can be brought out of your child very soon. Trust the process and let Family Physiotherapy handle your situation. Our professionals are working tirelessly to bring the best out of each child they encounter, we see many children every day with different conditions. Tuning your child to reach his optimum level of intelligence and motor movements will need patience and professional handling. This can be done with our loving occupational therapists and pediatric physiotherapists.
Our occupational therapists and physical therapists encounter multiple children in a day including kids with:
- Gross motor Delay
- Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
- Muscular dystrophy
- Juvenile arthritis
- Down syndromes
- Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
There are so many other conditions we face as child physiotherapists in Edmonton, this gives us more insights into children with different abilities and how to treat them for the good. We are well versed in treating children with different abilities in Edmonton. Our treatment plan will be made according to the nature of your child who is going through the condition. If you are around Edmonton and looking for a child Physiotherapist, Family Physiotherapy has very good, young, talented, and creative physiotherapists who will address the needs and necessities of your child. We do it with a positive attitude towards the kid hoping the kid will respond and improve in every work & activity received from our therapists.
It is hard for anyone to handle a child alone, especially if the child has special needs. Special needs means physiotherapy, our clinic offers numerous programs to benefit the brain and the condition of your toddler. Our needful collection of tools and equipment necessary for handling your kids are handpicked by our experienced child physiotherapists who pay more attention to the psychology and attention of the kids they encounter throughout their career. This will give your child an added advantage from our clinical side. We will give your child all the possible activities to make them respond fully and repeat it till it is stored in their memory. With a memory stored in a kid, it is tough to take it out, it stays in it and can be mended to bring the best out, this will help them carry forward in life.
Note to Parents having a differently abled child
We always give homework to both the parents and the children for apt improvement in their condition. Improvements in kids with special needs should always be slow and steady to bring the best in them. A piece of advice to parents is you must always be in the physical therapy session and watch the child responding to our physical therapists. This will build more insights inside your brain and help you develop your kid from home. You as a parent will spend the most time with your child, and this gives an added advantage for you to condition and treat your child. This process will build a bond between you and your child and will help you both in the future.
Pediatric Services at Family Physiotherapy
The main service of Family physiotherapy lies in educating the parents, we as therapists could spend only a little time with your kid and can give you an enormous idea on how to run with your kid in the future. If you visit family physiotherapy you will get a clear idea on how to roll with your kid effectively. Your kid is a blessing and we believe in it, so give us a try. We give multiple therapies to your kid which are noninvasive and will require almost no medication, our treatment for cerebral palsy is well known among locals in Edmonton.
Pediatric therapy for kids can be confined into two categories,
As pediatric physiotherapists we are treating both the conditions effectively, to gain a wise knowledge on such conditions click here. Our Physical & occupational therapists are devoted in their work and treat the children with utmost love. You can see it with your wide eyes if you visit our clinic.
Comfortability of a child
Your child will always feel comfortable with us and will respond immediately, trust us we have a wide experience and have made various kids with different abilities shine in our careers. Our Pediatric specialists in Edmonton are understanding and will effectively communicate with you and your child. We believe in the process of bringing out the best. Also, “the beauty lies in the journey”. You must show confidence towards your child to make them feel good and roll better.
Now let's learn some major pediatric conditions faced by parents throughout the world
Scoliosis is a curvature in the spine that develops as the child grows, the condition can become worse if untreated at an early age. Scoliosis can be diagnosed with
- Uneven posture
- Protruding ribs
- Pain in spine
- Uneven Shoulders
- Difficulty in breathing
It can be very normal at the beginning and can get worse with growth, the muscles along the affected side will grow unevenly. The symptoms will be physically visible, in the spinal and rib region. When untreated, scoliosis will develop a deeper curve in the spine and will push the rib against your child’s lungs making it hard for them to breathe. If you see any symptoms in your child please bring them to our pediatric physiotherapy clinic. We will provide child physiotherapy treatment at our Edmonton clinic for the betterment and improvement of your child’s physical condition and breathing ability. If not treated at an early stage it can lead to permanent damage, when time passes it will be painful for the kid as it matures. The main problems faced by a child will be
- Shortness of breath
- Physically differentiated look from other kids
- Spinal movement difficulty
- Back pains
There are two types of cerebral palsy occurring in kids
Congenital – The one where the child is born with such a condition or develops it soon after birth. The exact cause is unknown and many conditions may supplement the condition.
Acquired – An acquired cerebral palsy is due to the brain damage caused after birth, it may be due to a car accident or any other harsh injuries.
Pediatric physiotherapy is highly effective in treating children with Cerebral Palsy and has proven to provide improved results even in extreme cases. The word cerebral refers to a part of the brain that controls movement and palsy refers to weakness. Cerebral Palsy leads to poor motor control & motion in the child. A child with cerebral palsy may often find it difficult to move with his legs and will find it difficult to grab onto things. This puts pressure on the parents as well as the child, it can be diagnosed at an early age of the child. Treatment is mandatory for every child having Cerebral palsy. Our treatment for cerebral palsy will be easy on the kid and parents as well, you can easily see good results within certain consecutive sessions. This condition needs physiotherapy attention to improve the state of your child.
During a Cerebral Palsy physiotherapy session in our clinic Edmonton, we will condition the muscles by giving them motor movements. We will observe the child as he moves and will provide activities that are necessary for the improvement of motor skills. Cerebral palsy mainly affects the hands and legs, since these are the basics for motor movements all our training will be to improve the hand and leg functions. There are cases where other parts of the body are affected, we also have specific conditioning treatments for treating them. Whatever the condition may be, a child with any condition will need professional assistance. Without professional assistance, the child may face more traumas that cannot be understood as a common person. We provide occupational therapies to make the kid do their own work including loo and pee to bring self confidence in the child and to ease the condition of the parents.
Cerebral Palsy & Postural Dysfunction
Without giving treatment for Cerebral palsy, the condition can worsen and lead to postural dysfunctions. Here the posture of the child gets affected due to the weak brain portion and this can easily be treated with physiotherapy sessions. We give proven well-engineered motor functions to activate the portion of the brain and muscle that needs special attention. Please give us a visit to know more about your child’s condition.
Congenital muscular torticollis is a condition that a child develops even before birth, this can be easily identified with a tilt in the neck region. The tilt may be prone to the naked eye within 6 to 8 weeks after childbirth. The condition will lead to neck pain, difficulty turning, improper posture and even hearing problems. Pediatric physiotherapy Edmonton for congenital muscular Torticollis is given at our Family physiotherapy clinic. We do it with the help of occupational, physical, child, and neurological expert therapists in our clinic.
Hyperlexia is a differentiated reading condition where your child will have abnormal reading abilities but won’t understand what they read. This can be easily diagnosed with an interest of your kid in numbers and alphabets. If your child shows exceptional reading ability beyond their age and does not understand what she reads, then it should be taken care of. Because the situation will continue as the baby ages.
Pediatric Physiotherapy for hyperlexia at Family Physiotherapy will include:
- Speech therapy
- Visual assistance for understanding
- Social skill development
- Communication Therapy
- Understanding therapy
All these and more will be given to the kid according to the special condition your child is facing. You can visit our website and get to know more about our services and get your child cured. With children having Hyperlexia we use your child’s different ability to treat the condition and gain valuable results. This will help your child shine in its future.
- Poor response to call
- Lack of facial expression
- Diminished identification of the caretakers
- Lacking communication
- Playing alone
These are some of the most common symptoms of kids with autism, the disorder is mostly developed at an early age till now. We have seen multiple children who do repetitive actions multiple times throughout the day. There is no single cause and it is caused mainly due to genetic disorders. Boys develop autism disorder four times more than girls. We provide occupational therapy and movement guidance for the kids to function well on this planet. There is no complete cure for autism disorder till now. The child can be trained well to function and take care of their basic needs including loo & pee. We provide treatment for autism spectrum disorder and other associated disorders with full consciousness and care.
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Is Pediatric Physiotherapy effective?
Yes, as physicians we encounter multiple kids in our clinic every day, all the kids leave our clinic with an improved state of mind and activity. For both psychological and muscular conditions, physiotherapy is highly effective and has proven results.
Though all conditions cannot be cured some can. If your child needs physical therapy, do them a favor by bringing them to us. For you as parents, it is advisable to bring your child to our clinic and get the child treated by our professionals. You as parents also will get guidance on how to maintain and train your child to bring out the best in her. Happiness is a common thing seen in kids with extra abilities. Let’s be happy with what we have and spread positivity to others who are in need. Book your slot and visit our clinic in Edmonton, you will get the best day out of your life and improve your child’s condition!