Childrens Physiotherapy at H.T.C
The basic definition of paediatric (childrens) physiotherapy is the provision of evaluative, habilitation and rehabilitation services to children, from birth to 18 years.
In reality paediatric physiotherapy is a dynamic field of varied clinical practice that is focused on improving the health, well-being & participation of children as also their families, in all aspects of life.
Children have many intricate phases of physical, cognitive & emotional development. Therefore various age & development stages require various expertise and experience from specialist Physiotherapsists (just as with other health professions).
This diversity in specialism from Physiotherapists is also then redivided dependant upon the child in questions condition i.e. the differences in treating a paediatric patient with a significant neurological condition or with a sports injury.
Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapy with younger children requires imaginatve & engaging input grounded in experienced, clinical knowledge
Growth stages vary hugely with some teenagers developed to a pont where they are alread young men & women in appearance.
Therapists at HTC are level 3 Child protection certificated to promote awareness & knowledge for safeguarding our youngsters.
We ask that all minors attending for treatment at our centre are accompanied by a parent or chaperone