Treatment Goals

Our treatment goals depend on the unique needs of your child at the time of evaluation and at critical points along the continuum between childhood and young adulthood. With orthotic and prosthetic management, children can:

Improve:

  • Physical functioning and mobility
  • Physical appearance, self-esteem and self confidence
  • Balance, posture, body alignment and body shape
  • Range of motion
  • The ability to manipulate objects with hands, arms, legs, and feet
  • Breathing, organ function, and chest wall symmetry
  • Sitting, standing, walking, and running
  • Spinal stability
  • Head symmetry
  • Healing

Increase:

  • Participation in sports and recreational activities
  • Play with other children Self-care and independence

Reduce:

  • Pain and discomfort
  • Deformity
  • Fractures and fracture risk
  • Surgeries and protect surgical sites