Pediatric and Adolescent Physical Therapy

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Physical Therapy for Kids and Teenagers in Brooklyn

What Is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

Pediatric physical therapy can best be described as specialized programs created specifically for kids and teenagers of which are suffering from a wide range of developmental issues, recovering from an injury, or living with a disorder or disability.

Physical therapy for children and teenagers is different as sometimes children and young adults may not understand why they are in physical therapy, along with the obvious point that their bodies are still developing and growing. For children, it is important that pediatric development treatment plans are effective as well as fun to keep them engaged and motivated.

Pediatric and Adolescent Physical Therapy: The First Step

For any patient, children included, our first step is to evaluate to best formulate your child’s custom care plan. We will focus on muscle strength, joint mobility, and other areas in order to help your children improve any limited mobilities that they may have.

What can be treated with pediatric and adolescent physical therapy?

There are many areas in which pediatric and adolescent patients may need physical therapy. Some of the following would include: accident or injury, developmental delays, genetic disorders, orthopedic disabilities, limb deficiencies, and any muscle coordination concerns.

How can physical therapy help my child?

Physical therapy treatment can help your children in many ways. Take a look below for a few examples.

  • It can help them to increase their endurance

  • Assists in building muscle strength

  • Can allow them to improve their range of motion

  • Promotes a decrease in muscle spasms and pain

  • Can lessen any joint inflammations

  • Promotes healing of lesions that may have formed

  • It can improve walking and increase their general mobility

  • Increase their overall ability for daily activities

  • And more!

Childhood Health Conditions that may Require Physical Therapy as a Form of Treatment

There are numerous injuries and conditions in which a physical therapist can help your child regain mobility as to continue to grow and thrive in their daily lives, regardless of injury or illness. At Evolve, we promote personalized pediatric development and adolescent growth for all of our patients. We’ve highlighted just a few of the conditions that our skilled team of physical therapists in Brooklyn can assist with.

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries

  • Cancer

  • Scoliosis

  • Chronic Pain

  • Developmental Delays

  • Cystic Fibrosis

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Does your pediatric or adolescent child need physical therapy for a chronic condition or injury?

At Evolve, we believe our patients are like family. We want to see your children continue to overcome obstacles associated with health conditions, and be relieved from any chronic pain they may be experiencing.

Physical Therapy Services for Children at Evolve

If your child is suffering from an illness or injury they may need to take part in physical therapy sessions to fully find healing from their pain. At Evolve, we value a holistic approach that focuses not only on the problem itself, but any contributing factors as well.

Contact us today to schedule your first consultation free of charge. We look forward to meeting and working with your family. Let us help you and your child reach all their developmental goals!

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About Evolve Physical Therapy in Brooklyn, NY-


Brooklyn's Premier Holistic Physical Therapy Clinics

There’s physical therapy, there’s training, and then there’s EVOLVE. We use the science of biomechanics merged with fitness to help our patients get better and stay better! First we evaluate, then we heal, then we strengthen our clients so they can reach their goals, feel better, and live happier lives. We do so by utilizing a range of core techniques and specialized treatments to reduce pain, improve mobility, enhance physical strength and deal with the underlying issues, not just the pain itself.

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