Paediatric Physiotherapy can be explained under 2 main conditions:

  • What are paediatric neurological conditions?

    Neurological Conditions are problems with the brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerves. Children with neurological conditions may experience difficulties with physical functions such as mobility, strength, range of Movement, Balance. These problems can also have an impact on a child’s development. This means that the child may reach developmental milestones at a later age and this can also impact on function such as head control, crawling, walking and talking.

    What are the types of neurological problems in children?

    Types of neurological problems can include:

    • Congenital disorders including cerebral palsy
    • Developmental disorders including ataxia and dyspraxia
    • Head Injuries
    • cancer of the brain and spinal cord
    • Diseases of the spinal cord
    • Peripheral nerve injuries

    What are the symptoms of neurological conditions in children?

    Symptoms of respiratory conditions can include:

    • Problems with mobility
    • Decreased muscle strength
    • problem of balance
    • Increased or decreased tone or spasticity
    The symptoms and severity may vary according to the condition and the individual.

    How can physiotherapy help children with neurological conditions?

    Physiotherapy treatment will maximise the child’s potential and promote physical development to reach specific goals such as crawling or walking. The treatment commonly uses exercises in conjunction with hands-on treatment to facilitate development. The treatment is very individually focused and will vary from child to child.

    Treatment may include:
    • Strengthening
    • Stretching
    • Re-educating normal movement patterns
    • Balance training
    • Improving standing and quality of walking
    • Advise and support for parents and or teachers
    • Milestone development
    • Working on fine and gross motor skills
    • The Bobath concept
    • the Carr and Shepherd concept(motor relearning)
    • The Brunnstrom Approach (synergistic movement)

    Paediatric physiotherapy treatment can be carried out either at our clinic- R.D.Physiotherapy Clinic in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad or in the child’s home depending on the child’s needs.

    Our specialist physiotherapists also work closely with occupational therapists who can provide additional treatment and equipment if necessary.

    To find out more about paediatric neurological physiotherapy or to arrange an appointment with You can also use our online booking system to make an appointment online today.

    What are paediatric musculoskeletal conditions?

    Paediatric musculoskeletal conditions are pain or damage to children’s bones, joints and muscles. Musculoskeletal problems are more common in children than people think. They can often have a big effect on children as their bodies are still growing and developing. Musculoskeletal problems can also be very restrictive as children are generally very active. Musculoskeletal problems can be caused in several different ways. Some children may have a congenital problem which means they are born with a condition. Another factor is often the growth and development of the child which can cause pain as the body changes shape. It is also common for a child to simply injure themselves through activity.

    What are the types of musculoskeletal conditions in children?

    Types of musculoskeletal problems can include:

    • Post Fractures Stiffness and Pain
    • Joint problems
    • Muscle damage

    What are the symptoms of musculoskeletal conditions in children?

    Symptoms of musculoskeletal conditions can include:

    • Bone pain
    • Joint pain
    • Muscle pain
    • Joint stiffness
    • Swelling
    • Numb sensation
    • Pins and needles sensation
    Symptoms can vary greatly depending on the problem and the individual.

    How can physiotherapy help children with musculoskeletal conditions?

    Physiotherapy treatments can reduce pain and decrease the healing time of the problem so that the child can recover and return to normal function as quickly as possible. Due to the varying nature of musculoskeletal problems there are many different treatments, so our specialised physiotherapists will provide the appropriate treatments for each individual. If the child has a problem that physiotherapy cannot treat, or if the physiotherapist feels the child would benefit from other treatment, then R.DPhysiotherapy Clinic in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad can recommend the best course of action to take. To find out more about paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapy or to arrange an appointment at, call can also make your appointments online today here