Kids Physiotherapy have physiotherapists experienced with managing common kids’ orthopaedic conditions and injuries to joints, bones and muscles. More specifically, we may be able to help your child recover from a variety of conditions and injuries through the use of a variety of techniques for the treatment of children’s injuries including education, specific strengthening and stretching exercises, therapeutic taping techniques, joint mobilization, soft tissue releasing, electrotherapy (ultrasound, interferential) and bracing. Some conditions that may respond well to physiotherapy intervention include: (Call us if you want to discuss how Physiotherapy may be able to assist with these conditions).
- Ligament sprains
- Muscular strains
- Bone fractures
- Joint dislocations
- Overuse injuries
- Perthes’ Disease
- Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
- Post orthopaedic surgery
- Growth plate injuries (eg Sever’s Disease, Osgood Schlatter’s Disease)
- Scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
- Kids Arthritis (eg Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis)
- Erb’s Palsy (Brachial Plexus Injury)
We will refer appropriately to other services if required including orthopaedic specialists and orthotists.