Conditions Treated by Pediatric PT

Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. – Hippocrates

Conditions Treated by Pediatric Physical Therapy

There are many reasons children benefit from physical therapy. Below is a list of the more common conditions that pediatric physical therapists address and treat.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Balance & Vestibular Disorders
  • Birth Defects and Complications
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Complications of Prematurity
  • Contracture of tendons
  • Down Syndrome
  • Developmental Delays or Disabilities
  • Impaired Gross Motor Coordination
  • Guillian-Barre Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular problems
  • Orthopedic related conditions
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Visual Difficulties

Detailed information on Conditions

There are several ways you can view this information. If you are interested in scrolling through the entire list of conditions, please choose the dropdown below named All Conditions. Otherwise, please choose one of the other categories of disorders to find the condition you are seeking information on. Any conditions that can be categorized in multiple areas will appear in each of those sections.

These lists will be continually under construction so that we ensure the most up-to-date information.

All Conditions

Apraxia Ataxia Autism Spectrum Disorder Balance / Gait Disorders Body Alignment Difficulties Burns Cancer Cardiac Problems Cerebral Palsy Club Foot Clumsiness / Poor Coordination Contracture of Tendons Cystic Fibrosis DCD Tone Delayed Milestones Developmental Delays. Down Syndrome Endurance Diffulties Environmental Adaptation Needs Erb’s Palsy Genetic Abnormalities Gross Motor Delays Gullian-Barre Syndrome Hip Dysplagia Hypertonia Hypotonia Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Locomotion Pattern Motor Coordination Muscular Dystrophies Neurological Impairments Neuromuscular Function Obesity Orthopedic Problems Osteogenesis Imperfecta Plagioceohaly Prematurity Complications Pulmonary Problems Scoliosis Postural Dysfunction Sensory Processing (Integration) Disorder Spina Bifida Stroke Torticollis Traumatic Brain Injury Wheelchair Mobility

Developmental Delays / Disabilities

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neurological Disorders

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Mental Health Conditions

Conditions that appear in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V are categorized into 20 categories.

Other Conditions / Injuries

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