Paediatric physiotherapists work with children of varying ages from premature babies to adolescents to ensure optimal physical function and development. Paediatric physiotherapists are concerned with movement, co-ordination, posture and the cardiorespiratory system.

Areas that physiotherapy can assist with at SPARK:

  • Gross motor skills
  • School readiness skills
  • Coordination difficulties
  • Developmental delay
  • Low muscle tone
  • Postural concerns (idiopathic toe walking, torticollis, talipes, scoliosis, plagiocephaly)
  • Infant development
  • Physical fitness and obesity

Services Provided by Physiotherapy at SPARK

  • Screening appointments for Kindy and Prep aged children
  • Comprehensive assessments
  • Individual intervention sessions
  • Gross motor, skill development and physical fitness group programs
  • Infant developmental screening
  • Infant development parent groups
  • School visits and intervention
  • Professional development for teachers
  • Educational talks for parents