Franciscan Health offers comprehensive pediatric rehabilitation and therapy services including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy all in a developmentally appropriate way.
At Franciscan Health, we recognize that children have specific needs and abilities at all stages of their early lives. Through a multidisciplinary approach and comprehensive assessments, our Pediatric Rehabilitation Services team identifies performance and functional goals in order to design the best therapy program for each child to maximize their progress.
A wide range of rehabilitative and therapeutic services for children ages birth to age 18, are available.
Pediatric physical therapy assists in the treatment of health problems and uses a wide variety of therapies to treat disorders in children. At Franciscan Health, we identify performance and functional goals and design the best therapy program to maximize each child's progress.
If you have problems communicating or swallowing for any reason, our speech therapy services can help you regain these skills. Franciscan Health speech therapy treats both receptive and expressive language, cognition, and swallowing disorders.
Occupational therapy helps improve a patient's cognitive, physical and motor skills. Franciscan Health's occupational therapists are focused on helping our patients better function in their daily lives.
Aquatic physical therapy at Franciscan Health includes water exercise and other low-impact activities performed in a therapy pool. Water training is an excellent rehabilitation tool for recovery from injury or disease or as a part of a wellness/fitness program.
Developmental therapists can help to analyze a child’s global development and work to provide skills and family education to reach a patient’s maximum potential. Developmental therapists work on a variety of play skills including general motor and language development. Developmental therapy can also can address hygiene, peer interactions and help parents to develop behavior plans as needed.
Contact your doctor if you think that your child may be a candidate for a referral to an off-site therapy program. A clinical team of physical, speech and occupational therapists are on staff as well as therapists certified in neurodevelopmental therapy.