Paediatric Physiotherapy - Patient Information

We are a group of specialised paediatric physiotherapists who work in various areas:

  • Child development centre
  • Special schools, Ridgeway, Ivel Valley, St Johns
  • Home visits
  • Mainstream school/nursery visits
  • Bedford Hospital's children's ward

We take a holistic approach and work closely with other health and education professionals.

We aim to maximise each child's physical potential through individually tailored programmes of exercise and to give advice and support to families and carers to maximise the physical development of the child.

Fitness For Kids

We are able to help in a variety of ways with many conditions which include:              

                                                   
Condition  Examples Web link  
Development delay Premature babies,
Downs Syndrome
learning disability
http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/
Muscular dystrophies Duchene
Spinal muscular atrophy  
http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/
http://www.jtsma.org.uk/
Neurological

Cerebral Palsy
Head Injury
  

http://www.scope.org.uk/

Orthopaedic

Post fractures
post surgical interventions
idiopathic toe walkers
Talipes
Torticolli
hypermobility syndrome
posture  
x
Rheumatology Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

http://www.ladyhoaretrust.org.uk/

Developmental co-ordination Disorders (DCD) x http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/  
Post viral fatigue syndrome x x
Respiratory problems CF
Bronchiectasis
chest Infection
http://www.cftrust.org.uk/


Last updated: 11/05/2012

Update due: 11/05/2013