I arrived limping, I left walking.
Tom, Maidenhead

Conditions Treated

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The range of conditions seen by children’s physiotherapy is wide and varied:

 

DEVELOPMENTAL/NEUROLOGICAL

  • Developmental Delay; babies and young children not developing at the same pace as their peers. For example, not walking or sitting when they should be.
  • Cerebral Palsy and other neurological disorders; Faye will assess and treat babies through to young people with cerebral palsy of all classifications of CP. Faye is a trained Bobath therapist and can offer therapy and assessment regarding postural management , specialised equipment etc. She will work alongside a child’s NHS physiotherapist.
  • Downs syndrome and other chromosomal disorders.  
  • Development Co-ordination disorder (DCD); also known as developmental dyspraxia; difficulty planning and coordinating movement.
  • Babies; plagiocephaly, preferential head turning, torticolis, Erb’s palsy and foot issues such as talipes and metatarsus adductus (forefoot curving in).

 

MUSCULOSKELETAL/ORTHOPAEDIC

  • Sports and growth related injuries; For example, Osgood Schlatter’s and Severs disease, Patella-femoral pain, adolescent back pain and postural issues.
  • Walking and lower limb concerns; flat feet, toes turning in, knock knees/bow legs, tip toe walking.
  • Post fracture or post surgery; needing specific rehabilitation.
  • Joint hyper mobility/hypermobility syndrome.
  • Rheumatological conditions; such as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.