Paediatric Physio

Sometimes things happen in the early years… Physiotherapy can help.

Life Ready Physio + Pilates has trained physiotherapists who provide tailored assessments and subsequent management of a wide variety of musculoskeletal and movement disorders affecting infants and children.

Who can benefit from paediatric 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 like:
    • W-sitting
    • Bottom shuffling
    • Toe walking
  • Children who are struggling with motor skills such as:
    • Jumping
    • Hopping
    • Ballskills
  • Children who are uncoordinated or clumsy

 

  • Children with disabilities such as:
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Down syndrome
    • Autism
    • 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)
    • Torticollis
    • Clubfeet/flat feet
    • Overly flexible joints
  • 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
    • Post physical abuse

 

For more information on how paediatric physiotherapy may help your little one, contact your local Life Ready team.

*Paediatric physiotherapy by a trained physiotherapist is not available at all of our locations.