Teenagers can develop a number of problems often caused by sporting activities, growth spurts, broken bones or overuse injuries. The important point to remember is that children are always growing which puts a lot of strain on certain areas of the musculoskeletal system.

Physiotherapy can be effective in aiding a quick recovery and return to sports and a healthy life. This is usually following a soft tissue injury, rehabilitation after a broken bone or focusing on strength training and balance work. It may be that a simple assessment is required providing advice or a referral onto another health professional, all of which Phyzi Kidz can do!

Teenagers with Cerebral Palsy may also experience problems when they go through a growth spurt. Regular stretching exercises are required as well as regular monitoring for splints, wheelchairs, seating and any other equipment they may require to make function possible.

A child's physiotherapist loves to have fun. Children are growing all the time and this is why we need to have a full understanding of their musculoskeletal system and the wide variety of conditions affecting children. Each child is an individual and their treatment should reflect this.

  For further information on any of the treatments Phyzikidz offer please click on the links below:  
Joint Mobilisation
Strengthening Exercises
Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Exercises
Gait Re-Education/Assessment
Heat & Ice Therapy
Rehabilitation in preparation for return to sport
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