Physiotherapy with Children. Movement is important for children’s development and learning. Physiotherapy with Children Significant Gross Motor Development Milestones (GMDM) Red Flags What to encourage? . Physiotherapy=‘physical’ + ‘treatment’. Physiotherapy with Children. Assessment.
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Physiotherapy with Children
Movement is important for children’s development and learning
Physiotherapy=‘physical’ + ‘treatment’
Formulate problem list
Block of therapy
Refer to other services
Review and home program
Discharge as appropriate
Further flattening of head which lead to asymmetrical head shape (positional plagiocephaly)
develop pigeon toe walking pattern
delay in walking, shortening of calves
sore calves, decrease walking tolerance, shortening of calves
Queensland branch office (07) 3423 1553
Occupational Therapy with Children
Early Intervention & Speech Pathology
The Primary means of establishing and maintaining social relationships is through the use of language
Recent studies of the impact ofadult-mediated strategies in day care and preschool settings have been shown to improve communication for children with delayed or disordered language skills
If referral accepted
Referral to other disciplines
Waiting list < 3 months
Monitor and review
Block of treatment
Referral to other agency
Adults have their own styles too!!
1. Have a checklist with you. Developmental checklists can be obtained from www.health.qld.gov.au/child&youth/factsheets
2. Know what services are available
- phone local hospital, community health service, yellow pages for private SPs.