What is it?
It’s the area of physiotherapy devoted to the assessment, interpretation and treatment of children’s pain & conditions. It can be further broken down to include many different specific specialties. For example; neurological physiotherapy, orthopaedic physiotherapy, musculoskeletal physiotherapy and so on.
Here at Scandinavian Physiotherapy Center, we treat a range of pediatric conditions, including but not limited to Flat Feet (pes planus), fractures, knee pain, shoulder injuries, back & neck pain, Osgood Schlatter Disease, hip dysplasia and tendinopathies. We can also help with the musculoskeletal management of long-term conditions like Cerebral Palsy.
What can I expect?
A thorough assessment, identifying your child’s strengths & difficulties, and/or cause of pain
Together with you and your child we will come up with the goals and objectives for the treatment plan
Regular liaison with your child’s referring doctor for updates and feedback
Depending on your child’s condition & needs: we may use manual techniques, a game-based approach to exercise therapy, return to sport drills & preparation, as well as fitting for personalised orthotics.
Recovery from fractures, sports injuries, tendinopathies
Return to normal play & sports
Improved muscle strength, balance and coordination
Better posture & body awareness
Enhanced ability to play and explore
Encouragement for living an active lifestyle keeping your children fit & healthy