Welcome to PT Wednesday!
Did you know?
Pediatric Physical Therapists work with children and their families to assist each child in reaching their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation in home, school and community environments.
PTs use their expertise to promote independence, increase participation, facilitate motor development and function, improves strength and endurance, enhances learning opportunities and eases challenges with daily caregiving.
Pediatric PTs use evidence-based practice to provide the following services:
-Movement and mobility
-Balance and coordination
-Recreation, play, leisure
-Adaptation of daily care activities and routines
-Equipment design, fabrication and fitting
-Use of assist ice technology
-Posture, positioning and lifting
-Orthotics and prosthetics
-Burn and wound care
-Safety, health promotion and prevention programs
For more information, visit www.pediatricapta.org (Pediatric section of the American Physical Therapy Association) *All information in this post obtained from the APTA website.