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Paediatric Musculoskeletal Problems

Children are susceptible to musculoskeletal injuries, just like adults. In fact, it is quite a common injury as they tend to be acquired whilst the child is playing. Early diagnosis and management of such injuries will facilitate their recovery process.

Our specialised paediatric physiotherapists here at Liverpool Physio are highly experienced in treating children with a range of musculoskeletal conditions.




Physiotherapy treatment to help correct musculoskeletal conditionsAbove: Physiotherapy treatment to help correct musculoskeletal conditions




What causes musculoskeletal problems in children?



Musculoskeletal problems in children can be caused through trauma/accidents or be related to the growing process.


Some common paediatric MSK problems that our physiotherapists treat include:
  • Sports injury
  • Back pain
  • Fractures
  • Heel pain
  • Knee pain
  • Hyper mobility syndrome
  • Club foot/Talipes
  • Gait problems
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Scoliosis



Encouraging strengtheing through playAbove: Encouraging strengtheing through play



This is not an exhaustive list. For more information or to speak to one of our specialist physiotherapists the contact us at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or call us on 0151 558 0077.


What symptoms can physiotherapy help with?



Liverpool Physio can help alleviate many symptoms in relation to a musculoskeletal problem amongst children.

Symptoms include:
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Decreased ROM and flexibility
  • Decreased strength
  • Decreased function.

How can Liverpool Physio help children with musculoskeletal problems?



Liverpool Physio?s specialist paediatric physiotherapists can use a variety of techniques and approaches to ease symptoms of musculoskeletal problems. Following an assessment, your physiotherapist will develop an individual treatment plan based on the information gathered ensuring you receive a specific plan just for your child?s needs.

Your treatment plan may include:
  • Advice and education
  • Mobilisations
  • Exercise prescription
  • Acupuncture
  • Electrotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy

Why Liverpool Physio for paediatric physiotherapy?



Liverpool?s specialist paediatric physiotherapists are able to provide effective treatments for children affected by musculoskeletal injuries. Our aims are to reduce pain, speed up recovery time and return normal strength and movement aiding your child to reach their potential. Other reasons to book an appointment at Liverpool Physio include:
  • No waiting lists, immediate treatment
  • Home visits available
  • Qualified paediatric physiotherapists with additional post graduate training
  • Safe, child friendly treatment plans
  • Proven track record
  • Regularly undertake ongoing training to update skills

How to arrange an appointment



To arrange an appointment with one of our specialist physiotherapists or if you would like further information then please contact us at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or call us on 0151 558 0077.





Our physiotherapist encouraging gentle strengthening exercises to help her patientAbove: Our physiotherapist encouraging gentle strengthening exercises to help her patient



Summary



Musculoskeletal problems are common amongst children. Our physiotherapists at Liverpool Physio have vast experience in the assessment and treatment of such problems. Our safe and well-equipped facilities ensure your child has access to the most effective treatments, ensuring they receive the best possible care.

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 558 0077.

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