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Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy

Millions of infants and children are affected by a wide range of physical and developmental concerns. To help ensure their mobility and long-term independence, Atlantic Rehabilitation offers a variety of pediatric services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology.

Pediatric physical therapy using green screen

Conditions Treated with Physical Rehabilitation

  • Apraxia
  • Autism and pervasive development disorders
  • Behavioral, motor and sensory feeding difficulties
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Delayed motor development
  • Dysphagia and feeding disorders
  • Genetic disorders
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Prematurity
  • Seizures
  • Speech-language disorders
  • Spina bifida
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic injury

Medical Team and Treatment Plans

Our medical team includes physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and a feeding specialist. They work in tandem with a physiatrist at Goryeb Children’s Hospital to create unique treatment plans for each child that may address:

  • Developmental care skills
  • Fine and gross motor acquisition
  • Feeding and swallowing
  • Home exercise programs
  • Independent activities of daily living
  • Oral-motor development skills
  • Premature infant therapy
  • Sensory integration techniques
  • Speech and language development