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Who can benefit from Paediatric Physiotherapy?

At Kids@Therapy we can assess and treat children with a very wide variety of diagnoses and impairments

At Kids@Therapy we believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life. We are passionately dedicated to empowering children of all abilities to reach their full potential. We achieve this by offering high quality paediatric physiotherapy in both a weekly and intensive setting, focussing on attaining goals and exceeding expectations.
Who can benefit from Paediatric Physiotherapy?

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Developmental Physiotherapy

Babies (term or premature) who have not achieved the following motor milestones by these ages:
Rolling – 4 months
Sitting – 6 months
Crawling – 9 months
Walking – 14 months


Babies and Children with unusual movement patterns such as:

Bottom shuffling
Toe walking

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Children who are struggling with motor skills such as:

Ball skills
Bicycle riding

Jumping Game

Children who seem uncoordinated and clumsy can be due to:

Only that they are still learning but might be delayed
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) 
Balance Disorders

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Children with disabilities such as:

Cerebral Palsy
Down syndrome
Brain injuries
Spina Bifida
Muscular dystrophies
Other congenital syndromes or conditions


Babies and children with conditions affecting their bones, joints, or muscles, such as:

Plagiocephaly (flattened head shape)
Clubfeet/flat feet
Overly flexible joints
Developmental Hip Dysplasia

Child on Wheelchair

Children following an injury, sickness or trauma who require rehabilitation to get back to their best such as:

Post MVA
Post long hospital/ICU stay


Body Weight Supported (BWS) treadmill training

A child needing BWS is supported by a harness that is suspended from a metal frame over a treadmill. The system provides support and reduce the weight on their feet while they step/walk on the treadmill. At Kids@Therapy we use the LiteGait system.

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Dynamic Movement Intervention (DMI)

Rachel is DMI Introductory Level C certified. DMI is a comprehensive treatment modality used to treat children with gross motor impairments by improving automatic postural responses and promoting progress to achieve milestones in children's development. Children with a diagnosis of any type of motor delay including conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Hypotonia, Down Syndrome, genetic disorders/chromosomal abnormalities, spinal cord injuries or acquired brain injuries may benefit in receiving this form of therapy.

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