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Paediatric Developmental Problems

Developmental problems describes any ongoing delays were a child is not meeting their age specific developmental milestones. Some developmental problems can be corrected or improved by addressing the causes and gaining the correct treatment. Our paediatric physiotherapists at Liverpool Physio are highly experienced in treating children with physical delays.


What causes developmental problems?



Developmental problems can affect any child. Developmental delay can be inherited, or it can be brought on by other causes such as:
  • Neurological disorder
  • Autism
  • Environmental or social deprivation
  • Deafness
  • Degenerative disease

Common paediatric developmental problems Liverpool Physio treat



Our specialist physiotherapists at Liverpool Physio are experienced in treating children with many developmental problems. Some developmental conditions that our physiotherapists regularly treat include:

  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dyslexia
  • Asperger?s Syndrome
  • Downs syndrome
  • Developmental delay
  • Global developmental delay
  • Hydrocephalus



Our paediatric physiotherapist supporting neuromuscular development.Above: Our paediatric physiotherapist supporting neuromuscular development.



This is not an exhaustive list. For more information regarding developmental problems please contact us via email at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or phone us on 0151 558 0077.


What symptoms can physiotherapy help with?



There are many symptoms caused by developmental problems that our physiotherapists can treat. For example, a child with a developmental problem can have a significant delay in physical milestones.

This may be evident in a number of symptoms including:
  • Problems with walking
  • Delayed crawling
  • Problems? with rolling
  • Poor sitting balance
  • Unable to stand independently
  • Lack of head control
  • Not using hands and arms
  • Behind other children of the same age
Our paediatric physiotherapists develop specific treatment plans for your child depending on their symptoms they present with allowing each child to achieve their milestones.


What would physiotherapy treatment for developmental problems involve?



Physiotherapy treatment for children suffering from developmental problems will vary from child to child. However, routinely, our specialist paediatric physiotherapists will carry out an assessment of your child?s physical abilities in order to determine the problem and decide on the future course of treatment. Treatment is focused through play, movement and exploration of your child?s environment. Treatment techniques may include:
  • Exercise/play therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Stretching exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Soft tissue massage
  • Practicing normal movement patterns



Physiotherapy to help children reach their developmental milestrones.Above: Physiotherapy to help children reach their developmental milestrones.



To discuss treatment options for your child then please contact one of our paediatric physiotherapists at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or call us on 0151 558 0077.


Why Liverpool Physio for paediatric physiotherapy?



Choose Liverpool Physio because our specialised physiotherapists have vast experience in treating children with physical developmental problems. Other reasons include:
  • You can book an appointment immediately
  • Care is centred around the child
  • Support for parents/carers
  • Highly experienced paediatric physiotherapists
  • Proof of success
  • Child friendly treatment rooms
  • Vast amount of enticing equipment/toys for children to use during treatment
  • Home visits

How to arrange an appointment



For further information on developmental problems or to book an appointment with one of our specialist paediatric physiotherapists then please contact us at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or phone us on 0151 559 0077.


Summary



Developmental problems are on-going, therefore, treatment is imperative. At Liverpool Physio we provide assessment and treatment for your child and continually offer reassurance and support to the parents and carers throughout your child?'s condition. Our team of specialist paediatric physiotherapists have experience in treating children with many developmental conditions utilising various treatment techniques in order to give your child the best possible chance.

To arrange an appointment with one of our paediatric physiotherapists or for further information then contact us at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or call us on 0151 558 0077.

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