Children’s Physiotherapy Lancashire
Here at Ribble Valley Children’s Physiotherapy, we offer a unique and comprehensive range of paediatric physiotherapy services in and around the Lancashire region. No matter your child’s injury or condition, our paediatric Physiotherapists have a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to assist your child on their development or rehabilitation journey.
Our physiotherapy services are tailored for babies and children 18 years and younger. There are many reasons why your child may be experiencing difficulties with their motor function, however, our team of fully licensed and qualified Physiotherapists are experts in all aspects of childrens’ and babies’ physiotherapy, and are here to help.
Here at Ribble Valley Children’s Physiotherapy in Lancashire, we proudly offer our Baby MOT Packages, the most effective and comprehensive way to assess and progress your baby’s gross motor skills. Our chartered physiotherapists are experts in their field, and have all of the necessary qualifications, licences and experience to ensure your baby receives the best possible support during a critical time of development.
Conditions We Treat:
We treat an expansive range of conditions and injuries, including the following:
Balance & Coordination
Does your baby not tolerate tummy time?
Has your baby developed a flat head?
Do they lean their head or only turn their head to one side?
Are you concerned that your baby isn't reaching their age expected milestones e.g. sitting, crawling or walking?
Have you noticed that your child is a frequent faller or very "clumsy"?
Do their feet point inwards or outwards when walking?
Does your child look to have flat feet?
Are you concerned about your child's posture or do they experience back pain?
Does your child get regular growing pains?
Do they struggle with intense knee or ankle pain during/after playing sports?
Has your child recently had surgery or sustained a fracture?
Does your child suffer from multi-joint pains?
Is your child double jointed?
Does your child have a long term physical condition?
Are you worried about their functional independence as they mature?
Do they struggle with joint stiffness or muscle tension?
Do they have muscular contractures?
Have you noticed that your child's spine is starting to curve a little to the side?
If you have answered 'yes' to one of these questions, then it may be time to get in touch with Ribble Valley Children's Physiotherapy in Lancashire for professional childrens’ and babies’ physiotherapy
Your child's initial assessment will involve your physiotherapist taking a detailed history of your child's injury or condition and assessing your child thoroughly, looking at joint range of movement, muscle strength, tone, reflexes, muscle lengths, special soft tissue tests, functional capabilities and more. They will also discuss their clinical findings with you and advise on injury management. This is also the point where your physiotherapist can start to build that all-important, long lasting and successful relationship with your child
Your child's follow-up appointment will be solely focused on applying the treatment modalities that your physiotherapist deems appropriate, such as exercises to stretch and/or strengthen, activities to improve balance/proprioception, manual therapy, massage therapy and taping. They can also take place in a variety of different settings such as our physiotherapy clinic, your child's home environment, school, nursery and gyms. Where appropriate, we can also seek to arrange a session at your child's sporting facility during their training sessions. It's during these sessions that we really get to have some fun!!
BABY MOT PACKAGE
A Ribble Valley Children's Physiotherapy Baby MOT is a comprehensive physical assessment of your baby’s gross motor skills. With an assessment from our chartered Physiotherapists, this MOT can help ease your anxiety and boost your confidence about your baby's physical presentation. Packages are offered as 3 or 6 session bookings.
INTENSIVE THERAPY PACKAGES
We are delighted to announce that we now offer intensive therapy packages, consisting of daily physiotherapy tailored to each child's individual needs. Our intensive therapy packages help develop and/or reinforce skills via repetition in order to improve strength, muscle memory, and motor planning.
DMI THERAPY BLOCKS
Dynamic Movement Intervention (DMI) is a therapeutic technique used in physiotherapy to treat children with gross motor delay by improving automatic postural responses and help each child progress towards their developmental milestones (i.e. rolling, sitting, four-point, crawling, standing, walking and transitions). This type of intervention stimulates neuroplasticity to enable your child's brain to form new synaptic connections in order to learn new skills.
Arrange Your Child’s Initial Assessment Today
If you’re in need of our paediatric physiotherapy in the Lancashire region or are willing to travel, then why not get in touch with us today to arrange an initial assessment? We always go above and beyond to ensure your child’s total wellbeing and happiness.