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Our Services

We currently offer pediatric physical, speech, and occupational therapy services along with aquatic therapy and hippotherapy. We can provide out-patient, daycare, and in-home services.
(click on each service to see therapist credentials or schedule consult)
Physical Therapy

 

Pediatric physical therapy assists with, but not limited to, developmental delays, decreased strength, impaired balance, and coordination/frequent falls, low endurance, orthopedic conditions, torticollis, spinal cord defects and injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Physical therapy assists with motor skill achievement to improve functional mobility, participation with peers and participation within the environment. Physical therapy goals include, but are not limited to:

  • Learning to walk, run, skip, and gallop

  • Lower extremity and core strength

  • Improve coordination

  • Improve balance to decrease falls

  • Improve ability to sit upright without assistance

  • Wheelchair mobility and transfers

  • Learning to use assistance device(s)

 

Speech Therapy

 

Pediatric speech therapy assists children with, but not limited to, developemental delays, language delays, articulation and speech delays, fluency disorders, voice disorders, oral motor disorders, and dysphagia. Speech therapy assists with improving language, speech, and communication skills, participation with peers and participation within the environment. Speech therapy goal include but are not limited to:

  • Functional concepts such as colors, shapes, spatial concepts, counting, etc

  • Improving receptive and expressive language

  • Improving speech and intelligibility

  • Improving attention to task

  • Improving socialization by teaching patient how to initiate conversations and topic maintenance

  • Improving ability to answer and ask questions

  • Learning to assistance communication devices.

Occupational Therapy

 

Pediatric occupational therapy assisits with, but not limited to, developmental delays, decreased fine motor skills, decreased ability to perform activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, and grooming, feeding, sensory integration, orthopedic conditions, behavior difficulties, handwriting, and skills utilized for participation with peers such as grasp of pen/pencil, grasp and use of scissors and other preschool devices. Occupational therapy goals include, but are not limited to:

  • Handwriting

  • Dressing/Grooming

  • Feeding

  • Sensory Integration

  • Fine motor grasp and release

  • Upper extremity strength and coordination

  • Learning to use upper extremity assisitance devices and adaptive equipment

 

 

Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy benefits include: development of balance, improved coordination, increased vocalization, improved articulation, improved sensory awareness/processing, improved posture, improved attention to task, increased circulation, improved respiration, relaxation of spastic muscles, and strengthening of weak muscles.

 

Aquatic Therapy

 

Aquatic therapy benefits include: development of balance, increased circulation, improved respiration, relaxation of spastic muscles, strengthening of weak muscles, improved sensory awareness/processing, increased range of motion,  and increased joint flexibility due to reduced effects of gravity.

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