Some common pediatric conditions treated include:Sports Injuries & General Orthopedic Conditions
Conditions such as sprains, strains, and fractures are not uncommon in children with their active lifestyles and developing bodies. However, conditions such as these can dramatically impact a child’s ability to go through their day to day lives.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of early childhood disorders with an array of symptoms including stiff muscles (hypertonia/spasticity), sensory changes, weakness, tremors, and changes in gait (walking).
Developmental Delay/Gross motor development delays
Delays in attaining gross motor milestones, such as walking, running, jumping and so on are referred to as developmental delays. These delays can be due to a number of reasons including Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and much more.
Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
Torticollis, or wry-neck, is a condition in which neck movement is limited in one or more directions. This, as well as other conditions, can cause plagiocephaly – the flattening or a baby or child’s head in one or more planes.
Post-Concussion syndromes, Dizziness, and Vertigo
Headaches, dizziness, and vertigo can all occur in children for a number of reasons – including following a head injury or concussion. These conditions can drastically limit a child’s ability to perform in school as well as participate in everyday activities they enjoy the most.
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
DCD is a condition that affects motor skills in school-aged children. DCD occurs when a delay in the development of motor skills, or difficulty coordinating movements, results in a child being unable to perform common, everyday tasks.
Hypotonia is a state of low muscle tone, which can delay the development of gross motor skills, decrease strength, and create hyperflexibility.
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