Anatomy Rehab has a team of expert and professional sports massage therapists in Dubai.
Our team of experts led by an experienced pediatric physiotherapist in Dubai can treat infants and adolescents who are dealing with different types of movement dysfunctions and developmental conditions. With our services, they can reach their maximum functional level and become more independent.
At Anatomy Rehab, we believe in maintaining open communication between the patient’s family and therapists. This assists our experts to understand the needs of the patient and treat them accordingly. Therefore, they can help to improve the development of child and utilize their maximum potential.
Common Conditions Treated by Pediatric Physiotherapist in Dubai
These are some of the common health conditions which pediatric physiotherapy can help with:
Genetic Related Syndromes
Rehabilitation after trauma, fractures or surgeries
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Developmental Coordination Disorders (DCD)
Orthopaedic Injuries or Deformities
Spinal Cord Injury
Traumatic Brain injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy and other neuromuscular disorders
Sinding Larsen Syndrome
Osgood Schlatter’s Syndrome
Types of Pediatric Physiotherapy
Neurological Pediatric Physiotherapy
Neurological pediatric physiotherapy helps to deal with children who suffer from neurological conditions. Such children experience difficulties with regards to physical functions including strength, balance and mobility etc. Various treatments are used in this type of physiotherapy to maximize the potential of the child and to improve their mobility and other physical functions.
Developmental Pediatric Physiotherapy
Developmental Pediatric Physiotherapy, as the name suggests, treats issues pertaining to the child’s development. Children who are behind in the progress as others of the same age and have any functional difficulties are recommended this type of physiotherapy.
Musculoskeletal Pediatric Physiotherapy
In this type of physiotherapy, issues related to bones, muscles and joints of children can be treated. It is a common notion that children do not suffer from such issues. However, the reality is different from this perception. These issues can prove to be more harmful in children as it impacts their development, function and gait. These types of injuries in children can often develop from sporting activities, over training and abnormal gait patterns.
Benefits of Pediatric Physiotherapy
Pediatric physiotherapy can help to improve mobility and functionality in children suffering from different health conditions. A complete physiotherapy plan is made in line with the child’s individual needs and goals. This strategy often includes a set of exercises and other therapeutic practices.
In case of an injury, surgery or trauma, pediatric physiotherapy can help in quick recovery. Exercises and hands on treatments prescribed by the physiotherapist assist in quickening the healing process, reducing any swelling or lack of joint range, ensuring the little one is back on their feet in a short space of time.
Beneficial for Kids with Autism
Kids who suffer from autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders tend to have limited physical capabilities. With pediatric physiotherapy, their potential can be increased up to a great extent. An experienced pediatric physiotherapist can help them to become more independent.
Pediatric Physiotherapy at Anatomy Rehab
At Anatomy Rehab offers specialized services for pediatric physiotherapy. We have western trained and highly experienced pediatric physiotherapists who can treat children suffering from a range of issues, be it chronic or short-term. Our fun and dynamic specialised pediatric therapy room allows treatments to be made exciting and interactive for children.
Based on the condition of the child, we develop a comprehensive treatment plan for them following a full initial assessment. From improving their motor skills to enhancing their learning and physical functions, we can help them with everything to improve their quality of life and make them more self-sufficient.
Other than pediatric physiotherapy, our services also include dry needling, sports massage therapy, pelvic floor physiotherapy and Pilates.
Frequently Asked Questions about Pediatric Physiotherapy
Is Pediatric Physiotherapy Different from Adult Physiotherapy?
Yes, pediatric physiotherapy is a lot different as compared to adult physiotherapy. Children, often, find it hard to understand why they need this therapy. This, however, depends on their age. Furthermore, several motivation factors and activities are incorporated into the therapy sessions to make them more fun and exciting for children. Pediatric physiotherapy also includes family support to help parents so that they can take care of their kids with special needs in a better way.
Can Parents Play a Role in Pediatric Physiotherapy?
Parents are required to be very involved in physiotherapy. The therapist may require them to be present in the same room during therapy. Furthermore, depending on the severity of the issue, the physiotherapist may also ask the parents to implement a home care program.