» Develop Motor Skills
» Increase Strength and Endurance
» Home Education and Follow-Up
» increase flexibility and help posture
Pediatric Rehabilitation at Physical Therapy & Aquatics By The Sea – Metro PT involves work with both the children and their families to assist the child in reaching their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation in home, school, and in their community.
Pediatric rehabilitation facilitates motor development and overall child daily function. Therapeutic goals are to improves strength, flexibility, endurance and ease the childs challenge with daily activities.
Each child is carefully evaluated by a physical therapist specially trained to ascertain the childs level of function prior to beginning a program. An evaluation may include assessment of the following:
– Strength and endurance
– Posture and balance
– Developmental status
– Motor skills
– Muscle and joint function