Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists work with children and young people through:

  • learn to move including rolling, crawling, sitting, standing, stepping and walking

  • learn new motor skills such as jumping, hopping, climbing, throwing and catching, using playground equipment, bike riding, balancing, running and scooter riding

  • develop physical strength, endurance and conditioning

  • prescribe and fit assistive technology such as splints, supportive strollers, specialised seating, manual and power wheelchairs, standing frames, specialized bikes/trikes, hoists, and walking aides

  • learn how to use assistive technology to achieve their goals

  • prepare for and rehabilitate from surgery, Botox and other medical interventions and collaborate and provide key information to the appropriate medical / surgical teams

  • reduce pain

  • refer to and coordinate supports from other professionals such as orthotists & prosthetists, assistive technology suppliers and allied health professionals

  • work with people in their lives and communities to engage with and participate in chosen sport and recreation activities including aquatic therapy

  • provide assessments and funding reports for the Department of Education and NDIS

Individual sessions of occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology can be provided in your home, at the Centre, or via Telehealth. Head to our FAQ page for more info.

If you want to learn more about our Group Programs, please see here for more information.

Young boy doing physiotherapy exercises at CPEC

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