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Physical Therapy refers to the various treatment methods used to develop or restore movement, promote healing and function, and educate children and their families. PT cares for patients who have a temporary or permanent disability due to injury, disease, birth defect or pain. Therapists also evaluate and instruct children in the use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, walkers, canes or other durable medical equipment.
The goal of the PT program is to help the child enjoy life by attaining his/her optimum level of independence.
One key to an effective Physical Therapy program is a complete evaluation. We consider the child’s age and diagnosis when we decide which abilities to test. Skill areas may include:
We provide service to children of all ages. Some of the problems we help with are:
To schedule an evaluation, please call (614) 722-2200.
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Observe or shadow a therapist
If you're interested in observing or shadowing an occupational or physical therapist, please complete our online application form. A representative will contact you within approximately 30 days.
Visitor restrictions are in place until mid-March. During this time, no inpatient shadowing is permitted.
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