Pediatric Rehabilitation

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Congenital limb deficiencies
  • Congenital/acquired musculoskeletal disorders (e.g., scoliosis, torticollis, hip dysplasia)
  • Congenital syndromes
  • Genetic and metabolic disorders
  • Neurogenerative disorders/Leukodystrophies
  • Spina bifida/myelodysplasia/myelomeningocoele
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatological diseases
  • Neuromuscular disorders/childhood myopathies – congenital or acquired (e.g. muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy)
  • Developmental delay

Pediatric rehabilitation encompasses the care of childhood onset disabilities from birth through adulthood with the goal to attain maximal functionality prescribing adaptive equipment, orthosis, prosthesis, custom seating, ambulation equipment such as walker and wheelchairs, coordination of the rehabilitation team; and treatment of spasticity (increased muscle tone) to prevent contractures.