Paediatric Physiotherapy

Children present a whole range of different conditions that respond well to physiotherapy. It is not just a mini version of adult physio – it requires specialist knowledge and experience – not to mention an easy and relaxed approach so they find the sessions fun as well!  Our specialst paediatric physiotherapist, Kate Searle,  is experienced in treating children with a range of conditions such as Osgood Schlatters, Perthes, fractures etc. and is experienced in treating babies, children and young people with a range of different conditions (ages birth to 16 years).

Our specialist paediatric physiotherapist, Kate Searle, is experienced in treating babies, children and young people with a range of different conditions (ages 0-16).

What can our paediatric physiotherapist help with? 

  • Back or neck pain (including scoliosis or concerns about posture).
  • Growth related pains (including Osgood Schlatters and Severs).
  • Sports related injuries.
  • Rehabilitation after fractures.
  • Rehabilitation after Orthopaedic surgery.
  • Other paediatric specific conditions such as perthes or juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

Kate also has a wealth of experience in treating babies and young children. She can offer assessment, advice and treatment if needed on the following: 

  • Concerns about how your child is walking (Including tip toe walking and intoeing). 
  • Concerns about leg shape / foot shape (including knock knees, bowed legs, positional talipes).
  • Concerns about babies head shape (plagiocephaly) or tightness of neck muscles (torticollis).

There are many other areas Kate may be able to help with so please contact us at the clinic if you would like to discuss further. Telephone 01276 37670 or email admin@thorpesphysiotherapy.com

Please watch the video below and for  further information, or to book a consultation for your child, please call the clinic on 01276 37670.

 

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