Physiotherapy

Pediatric physiotherapists work with children with a variety of medical issues affecting physical development including Cerebral Palsy, Dystrophies, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Seizure Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Down Syndrome, Prader-Willis Syndrome, Ehler's-Danlos Syndrome as well as rare neurological and genetic conditions.

Pediatric physiotherapy includes a complete assessment and a customized plan to meet your child's needs. Pediatric physiotherapists can help with:

Infant and Toddlers

  • Torticollis
  • Plagiocephally (head shape management)
  • Feeding and latching difficulties
  • Delayed developmental milestones
  • Digestive difficulties (colic)
  • Low muscle tone
  • Suspected or diagnosed neurological conditions (Cerebral Palsy, microcephaly, seizure disorders)
  • Congenital club foot
  • Down syndrome and other congenital conditions
  • Gross motor delays
  • Poor posture, balance or coordination
  • Bed wetting
  • Constipation

Sports and Orthopedics

  • Sports Injuries/Concussion/Post-fracture or surgery rehabilitation
  • Post-concussion symptoms (including vestibular and visual systems)
  • Growing pain
  • Ligament strains
  • Muscle sprains
  • Post-fracture/surgery rehabilitation
  • Core and posture dysfunctions
  • Coordination, balance and proprioception training
  • Avoidance of Physical Activity/Deconditioning after prolonged illness.
  • Poor biomechanics
  • Chronic pain

Autism and Developmental Coordination Disorder

Either diagnosed or suspected, children with ASD or DCD (also known as Dyspraxia) present with unique physical challenges that require a physiotherapist with an understanding of development and the skills to address these particular challenges:

  • Low muscle tone
  • Hyper mobility (excessive flexibility) of joints
  • Retained primitive reflexes
  • Poor balance, coordination, endurance and, strength
  • Vestibular (inner ear) and visual rehabilitation

Contact us at physio@lisasholisticehab.com to get on the waitlist.