Physical therapists often use a variety of treatments to help build strength, improve movement, and strengthen skills needed to complete daily activities for infants, children & adults in need.
Doctors often recommend physical therapy for clients who have been injured or have movement problems from an illness, disease, or disability. Physical Therapy (PT) may be needed any time a child has difficulty moving in such a way that it limits daily activities.
Doctors may recommend PT for children with:
Physical therapists might guide clients through:
During a visit, a physical therapist may:
Special Techniques: Aquatics, Pediatric Massage, Neuro-developmental Techniques, Sport Injuries, Yoga, Orthotics, Equipment Needs, Wound Care, Kinesiotaping, E-Stimulation, Hippotherapy
Allied Therapy & Consulting Services inc., in cooperation with University of Central Arkansas, and Arkansas Children's Hospital, and Beyond Boundaries, is pleased to offer a residency in Pediatric Physical Therapy. The program is credentialed through the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education.
Through participation in an intensive period of study incorporating both clinical and didactic opportunities, residents will be provided the opportunity to advance skill and knowledge related to Pediatric Physical Therapy. Eight ABPTS certified pediatric specialists are available to mentor and share experiences with residents. The curriculum includes clinical opportunities in a variety of pediatric practice opportunities covering the spectrum of pediatric therapy for both the acute care setting and community based therapy. Included as well in the curriculum are didactic courses designed to advance the resident's knowledge of core issues related to pediatric practice patterns. Beyond Boundaries is a treatment site in this program. Beyond boundaries is an equine assisted therapy center where students can gain experience in hippotherapy.Home - About Allied - Physical Therapy & PT Directory - Occupational Therapy & OT Directory - Speech Therapy - New Clients - CEU's & Research - Beyond Boundaries - FAQ's & Developmental Milestones