Conditio​ns We Treat with Physical Therapy

Our physical therapists make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to physical therapy. The following is a list of some of the conditions we treat.

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Back Pain

A common complaint, affecting 8 in 10 individuals during their lives, ranging from dull and constant to sharp and sudden, known as “chronic” if lasting more than three months and “acute” if less.

Cerebral Palsy

A group of neurological (brain) disorders; a life-long condition affecting communication between the brain and the muscles, causing uncoordinated movement and posturing.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Children with CMT disease may have difficulty with walking and navigating stairs, decreased endurance, trouble fastening buttons, writing or sustaining a grip on objects.

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain in children often involves headache, abdominal pain, chest pain, neuropathic pain, back pain or cancer pain.

Concussion

A brain injury that temporarily changes the way the brain works. The symptoms of a concussion can be subtle. A concussion can occur even if a person has not lost consciousness.

Congenital Muscular Torticollis & Causes

Learn tips to prevent congenital muscular torticollis (wryneck, fibromatosis colli/pseudotumor of infancy), a condition causing an infant's neck to twist.

Excessive Thoracic Kyphosis

“Kyphosis” refers to the contour of the upper spine. Excessive thoracic kyphosis, a condition common in adolescents, gives people a “humpbacked” appearance.

Head Shape Anomalies

In the first two years of age, a child's skull is soft and vulnerable, leaving them at risk for developing abnormal head shapes. If untreated, these may cause medical issues later.

Idiopathic Toe-walking

Persistent walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, fairly common in kids who are learning to walk.

Movement Dysfunction

Affecting the ability to walk, maintain balance, and participate in athletics; chronic pain and decreased range of motion are usually also present.

Muscular Dystrophies

Thirty or more genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement.

Scoliosis

A spine condition causing the back to curve to the side, when viewed from the front.