Pediatric Physical Therapy
Pediatric Physical Therapy Services
ProFysio Physical Therapy offers quality, one on one, physical therapy services for pediatric patients.
Pediatric Physical Therapy at ProFysio can be beneficial for:
- Autism spectrum/hypotonia
- Cerebral Palsy
- Gross Motor delay
- Orthopedic conditions
- Gait abnormalities: Toe walking, club foot, drop foot, in-toeing, etc.
- Spina Bifida
- Muscular benefits
- Genetic syndromes
- Sensory seeking/avoiding behaviors
- Early intervention/torticollis
- Balancing issues
- Decreased strength
Types of Pediatric Physical Therapy
We will personalize your treatment plan to meet the needs of your individual condition. Treatments may include:
- Manual therapy
- Therapeutic exercise
- Therapeutic massage
- Neuromuscular Reeducation
- Heat therapy
Treatments are customized and tailored for our pediatric patients to include fun activities that have a therapeutic purpose. This way, our youngest patients enjoy treatment and get well at the same time!
Benefits of Pediatric Physical Therapy
Pediatric physical therapy offers numerous benefits for children facing developmental challenges or physical impairments. Some key advantages include:
Motor Skills Development: Physical therapy helps children develop and refine their motor skills, including crawling, walking, and coordination, promoting overall physical development.
Improved Strength and Endurance: Through targeted exercises, pediatric physical therapy enhances muscle strength and endurance, supporting a child's ability to engage in various physical activities.
Balance and Coordination: Therapy interventions focus on improving balance and coordination, essential for activities like playing sports and navigating daily tasks.
Pain Management: For children with chronic conditions or injuries, physical therapy helps manage pain through specialized exercises and techniques.
Enhanced Independence: Physical therapy promotes independence by addressing mobility challenges, enabling children to participate more fully in daily routines.
Joint Range of Motion: Therapists work to maintain or improve joint range of motion, addressing issues related to flexibility and preventing stiffness.
Early Intervention: Pediatric physical therapy can identify and address potential issues early, preventing the development of more significant problems as the child grows.
Assistive Device Training: For children who require assistive devices, physical therapy teaches proper use and ensures optimal functionality.
Improved Posture: Therapy interventions help correct and maintain proper posture, reducing the risk of musculoskeletal issues.
Enhanced Confidence and Self-Esteem: Achieving physical milestones and overcoming challenges with the support of physical therapy can boost a child's confidence and self-esteem.
In summary, pediatric physical therapy plays a crucial role in promoting physical development, addressing challenges, and improving the overall quality of life for children with various conditions or developmental delays.
“I would truly recommend to anyone”I have been going to Physical Therapy at the East Brunswick location for 6 weeks and I must say they are extremely helpful. Dr. Sarah is amazing as well as the staff. They treat you as if you are family, which makes the entire treatment pleasant. Ms. Josephine always works around your schedule, which is so convenient. I would truly recommend this location to anyone.- Kathleen
“Your concern and friendliness were very much appreciated.”“Dear Nicole, Sarah and all the staff at ProFysio PT EB, I want to thank you all for making me feel better! The staff always had a smile, even though I couldn’t see it from the mask but could tell by the eye lines! :) I looked forward to the conversat”- Laura
“love the Aberdeen office”“I am so grateful to be going to Profysio in Aberdeen. The staff is awesome, so attentive, funny, knowledgeable and caring on getting you better. I highly recommend anyone to go there.. Cassandra and Christian are the best therapist I have ever met. I have ”- Joyce
“You can do it!”“I was recently a patient at the Old Bridge profysio site and I have to say it was a very positive experience. The entire staff are attentive and supportive, from Dr George to Ginny to the techs and they helped me achieve my physical therapy goals. I highly”- Philomena
“It was a great experience”Dr. George Eskander worked rehabilitation with me for 6 weeks. He is professional, has a wonderful bed-side manner and it was a great experience. I would recommend the services of ProFysio.- Mr. Patryn
“Not only do you get Professional care, but the staff make you feel like family”I had total knee replacement.The care and attention I receive from physical therapists Anthony and assistant Christian was excellent. They pushed me to get to where I had to be in a very caring way. The staff was excellent starting with Lynn, Tess, Amanda and Phill. The facility is COVID compliant and very clean with all the latest equipment. My two son have been to Profysio in the past with sport injuries and they got them back on the basketball court and football field sooner than expected. As a retired Deputy Chief of the Fire Department I totally recommend Profysio- Gregory Meyer
“Wonderful and Patient”If I could give 10000 stars, I would! I have been seen Dr. George and Dr. Jenni at ProFysio for the past six weeks or so. Dr. George and Jenni go out of their way to make sure that I am comfortable and have all of my questions answered. They are lovely to speak with at every appointment. I had a wonderful, and warm experience from start to finish. ProFysio is the place for those who wanted to be free of chronic pains and live a healthy life.- Rudy
“Recommend to anyone in pain”“Excellent service, with some different exercises targeting muscles I didn't know I had. Recommend to anyone in pain.”- Daniel Patrick Aschenbach