Our children's service includes neurological physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists. We treat children of all ages from babies to teenagers and we are experienced in managing conditions affecting the neurological and musculoskeletal systems.
Conditions which may benefit from neurological management include the following:
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Altered walking pattern
- Autism and sensory processing difficulties
- Cerebral Palsy
- Co-ordination difficulties,and dyspraxia
- Degenerative neurological conditions
- Delayed Gross Motor Development
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Muscular or joint pain
- Neuro-developmental disorders
- Premature birth
- Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy - pre and post surgery
- Spinal cord injury
- Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Each child is assessed and provided with a treatment plan according to his or her need.
Physiotherapy Treatment may include:
- Core stability work
- Lycra garments
- Playing games
- Posture re-education
- Serial casting for the lower limbs
We have access to specialist equipment such as the new Mollii Suit and the LiteGait which are useful adjuncts to therapy. Treatments are given in a variety of settings including at home or at school. Our service covers Somerset, Hampshire and the Surrey/Sussex borders from Monday to Saturday.
Our Children's Physiotherapists are registered with the Health Professional Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, the Association of Chartered Paediatric Physiotherapists and have advanced skills in the Bobath Concept.