Physical Therapy Services

Our physical therapists provide many specialized services and treatments for various conditions that impact children's movement. Browse the list below to learn more.

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Burn Care

Lurie Children’s provides burn care for patients who arrive at the Kenneth and Anne Griffin Emergency Care Center with minor burns. Patients with burns are seen immediately by our specialists, who then determine the best course of care depending on the severity of the burn.

Concussion Evaluation

Lurie Children's has a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers with expertise in concussion evaluation and concussion care.

Motor Milestones Therapy

Lurie Children's treats children who are behind in developing their gross and fine motor skills, whether from known conditions such as cerebral palsy, or with those otherwise healthy who struggle to achieve common milestones.

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation & Therapy

Lurie Children's Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Services are part of the multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Program, currently the only MDA clinic in the Chicago area focusing solely on pediatrics.

Physical Therapy for Children in the NICU/CCU

Our physical therapists treat babies in the NICU and CCU who have had surgery or are diagnosed with a range of conditions.

Torticollis Physical Therapy & Treatment

For children with torticollis, Lurie Children's physical therapists assess the needs of each child and provide treatment, home exercise and positioning suggestions.

Serial Casting

During serial casting, joints that are limited in range of motion are immobilized with a series of well-padded plaster and fiberglass casts.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Lurie Children's uses vestibular rehab to treat children, adolescents and teenagers who are recovering from concussions.