Paediatric Physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of children with developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological and genetic related conditions. It takes into consideration the unique needs, anatomy and biomechanics of children from birth, until full growth and development has occurred. The goal of paediatric physiotherapy is to facilitate participation, development and independence in life.
There are three different assessments available by the Physiotherapy Department – Physiotherapy Infant/Early Years Motor Development Assessment: this assessment includes 45minutes assessment time, and a home program with goals and a summary of current functional level.
Physiotherapy Gross Motor Assessment: this assessment includes 90minutes assessment time, a full report with home program and 30minutes feedback meeting. Sensory Processing (SIPT) – The gold standard of Sensory Integration Assessments. Parent interview, assessment time of approximately 3 hours over 2 days, full report and parent feedback meeting. Completed by Certified Sensory Integration Therapist (Occupational or Physiotherapy).