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pediatric physiotherapy

Physiotherapy Treatment for Pediatric through experienced physiotherapists. Our physio will address all your children's problems with care, right in the comfort of your home. To get in-home physiotherapy treatment for your loved and caring child in your city now.

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what is pediatric physiotherapy

Pediatric physiotherapy help in optimal physical development of children and rehabilitation of many musculoskeletal, neurological and respiratory disorders. Pediatric physiotherapists have specialized knowledge related to movement, development and factors that are most likely to affect children. It involves treatment of newly born old babies to adolescents. Physiotherapy for children is useful in the management of perinatal conditions,  those diagnosed in early childhood, and injuries incurred during childhood and transition to adult age.

when do you need pediatric physiotherapy 

There are numerous childhood disorders and diseases that can cause movement dysfunction and motor skill issues. Pediatric physiotherapy can help in treatment and rehabilitation of those. Some of the common disorders include:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Arthrogyposis
  • Cardio-PulmonaryDisorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

In addition to that, some children without formal diagnosis, show symptoms of hypotonia and developmental coordination disorder which needs intervention of Pediatric Physiotherapy. 

Pediatric Physiotherapy can treat multiple orthopedic conditions as well including scoliosis, sports injuries, back pain, fractures, and orthopedic surgeries.

types of pediatric physiotherapy

Neurological Pediatric Physiotherapy: Children with neurological conditions can experience difficulties with functions like mobility, muscle strength, movements or balance. These issues can also have an impact on a child’s development. The aim of the Physiotherapy treatment is to maximise the child’s capability and enhance physical development to reach specific goals such as crawling or walking. 

Respiratory Pediatric Physiotherapy: Respiratory conditions could affect the respiratory system of children and can cause problems with breathing. For chronic conditions, physiotherapy can help a child  in secretion management and maintaining clear airways.

Developmental Pediatric Physiotherapy: When a child does not progress as normally expected in reaching specific goals like learning to sit, walk or talk, it is called developmental condition. Physiotherapy treatment is child specific and aims to help a child in reaching physical milestones.

Learning difficulties Pediatric Physiotherapy: Learning disability can affect a child’s ability to learn new things, understand information and communicate effectively. The treatment is individually focused and helps in improving cognitive and functional abilities of a child.

Musculoskeletal Pediatric Physiotherapy: Musculoskeletal problems can cause damage to children’s bones, joints and muscles. Physiotherapy sessions can decrease pain and speed up the healing time of the problem so that the child can quickly recover and perform functions normally.

role of a pediatric physiotherapist

  • Pediatric physical therapist evaluates the condition and provides treatment for problems in motor skills of a child. He helps in developing the strength and degrees of motion so that the child can move and function through his/her environment seamlessly.
  • The various physiotherapy methods of treatment include massage, muscle stretching, joint mobilisation and manipulation, various therapeutic exercises, dry needling, and many more.

The sessions by the Physiotherapist aim at improving or correcting the flexibility, posture, strength, balance sensory processing, balance, skills and coordination of a child.

  • Physiotherapists try to make their session feel like play. They engage children with fun, age-appropriate pediatric physiotherapy exercises and activities to keep them happy and motivated.
  • Physiotherapist works closely with families, teachers, doctors, care givers and other health professionals. Physiotherapists train parents or caregivers in correct handling of equipment like standing frames, pushers and mobility aids.

how portea helps

    • Our Pediatric physiotherapists provide individualized services to child patients in the comfort of their homes

    • Our Physiotherapists are well experienced, trained and certified

    • They work closely with parents or care givers and properly assess, diagnose each case before preparing a customized treatment plan

    • They are kind towards special needs of patients

    • On Portea website, you can book the time slot of your session as per your convenience

    • Our physiotherapists use advanced devices to monitor medical reports and patient progress to give you the best services

If you have been searching for “pediatric physiotherapy near me”, you search ends here at Portea. 


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Mr. Mahesh

I had a serious L4 & L5 disc prolapse when I sought Portea’s physiotherapy. Thanks a lot to Dr. Amitava and Portea for their prompt service. Keep up the good work.

I am very happy to share my feedback regarding the excellent treatment I got. My Physiotherapist Dr. Babita Gurung was extremely helpful in getting back to me normal. She was very clear in her instructions and guides me well for each and every treatment she gives. She was absolutely wonderful and very active while discussing the problem and it’s remedy. She gives full attention and time to the patient and never in hurry to attend more patients by bypassing the under-treatment patients. Worth recommending to friends. Thank you all so much for your excellent care. I am feeling so much better now than when I started my PT. Your professionalism, concern and friendliness were much appreciated.

I think it was the most professional yet personal therapy I have had so far in the last 3 years since I first had the back problems. Dr. Fateh is a polite, good-natured and compassionate gentleman, who is extremely competent at his work and displayed great consistency throughout the sessions, even towards the end without slacking away time or hurrying up through the final sessions like most other Physiotherapists, as I have experienced before. He in fact ensured that he put a little more extra efforts towards the end to ensure that my back remains strong post the sessions.