Pediatric Physiotherapy

A Pediatric Physiotherapist has an array of techniques to treat musculoskeletal problems and improve the mobility of children facing numerous health conditions, including:

  • Developmental delays and movement disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Chronic pain
  • Scoliosis

A Pediatric Physiotherapist interviews children and their families and uses physical examinations to diagnose the source of the child's movement difficulties. From there, the therapist guides and individualizes a treatment regimen to improve children's motor development, strength, range of motion, endurance, balance, coordination, gait difficulties, heart and lung endurance, and delayed motor development.

Pediatric Physiotherapists treat patients using an extensive set of skills and techniques that include:

  • Manual manipulation and other physical therapy techniques
  • Breathing training and motor learning
  • Developmental, recreational and play "therapy"
  • Adaptation of daily care activities to a child's special needs
  • Designing, fitting and using assistive technology, orthotics and prosthetics

Every child responds best to a unique, carefully crafted treatment plan, which the therapist creates. A Pediatric Physiotherapist also teach children and their families about safety and home exercises, since improving physical function often requires daily practice. Providing expert consultation to school and daycare is often the therapist's responsibility as well. These professionals support the family and child by coordinating care with other health care professionals and providing advocacy and social assistance when necessary.

Therapists find motivation, diverse challenges and great reward as they work to strengthen and promote a child's independence and integration at home, in school and in the broader community.

We welcome your child to our childcenter for Pediatric Physotherapy with locations in:

Groningen (Beijum/Vinkhuizen), Haren, Hoogezand, Baflo, Uithuizen, Valthermond

You can sign up your child in two ways

By phone: 050-2800088, or use our online sign up form.