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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Banner Children’s provides physical therapy for children and adolescents in inpatient and outpatient settings. Our goal is to help your child function as independently as possible in your home, at school and in the community.

What Is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

Pediatric physical therapy is focused on working with children who have delays, limitations or weaknesses with functional gross motor skills. Therapy services include individual, group and multidisciplinary therapy sessions provided by physical therapists.

When Would a Child Need Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy helps if your child has any of the following conditions:

  • Developmental delays
  • Range-of-motion limitation
  • Strength/muscle weakness
  • Balance difficulty
  • Abnormal tone

How Can Physical Therapy Help My Child?

Physical therapy can help your child build strength and improve movement. Whether they are experiencing an injury from a sport or struggling with an illness, your physical therapist can recommend the best solution to help your child. Talk to your pediatrician about physical therapy options and learn more from the experts at Banner Health about how what to expect during pediatric therapy.