RehabVisions Fairfield Pediatric Therapy

Pediatric therapy is directed at allowing children to play and communicate at an age-appropriate level. Our therapists are passionate about play and strive to make each session fun so that your child will get the most out of his or her therapy time. 

We work with your child to help them meet developmental benchmarks.

Our team of therapists will assess any concern you may have, and can treat these and other common diagnoses:

  • Autism Spectrum disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Speech-language delays
  • Oral motor/feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • Voice or fluency disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Torticollis/ Plagiocephaly (flat head)
  • Orthopedic disabilities and injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Genetic diagnosis

Some conditions to look for when considering physical therapy for your child:

GROSS MOTOR DEVELOPMENT

  • Delayed on developmental milestones – sitting, crawling, walking, jumping, etc.
  • Floppy or doughy feel to legs or arms
  • Uses one side of the body more than the other
  • Has still arms and/or legs
  • Excessive tight muscles or difficulty moving arms or legs

BALANCE AND COORDINATION

  • Frequent falls/clumsy
  • Difficulty kicking, throwing or catching, as age-appropriate

WALKING SKILLS

  • Toe-walking
  • Pigeon-toed
  • Duck-walking
  • Trips often
  • Excessive flat foot
  • Foot drop
  • Excessive knock-knees or bow-legged

POSTURE

  • W sitting
  • Poor tolerance to positional changes, as age-appropriate
  • Does not want to lay on stomach
  • Floppy or limp posture
  • Inactive sitting or playing positions
  • Arches back often, even when not mad
  • Baby’s head turned, tilted or back of head flat