Paediatric Physio

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

Life Ready Physio has trained physiotherapists Jo Yiannakis and Rachel Oberholzer 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 our Perth CBD, Cannington or Rockingham teams