Physical Therapy

Evaluating Best Treatments For Delays In Motor Skills

Physical therapy may be an option for children with developmental difficulties, ASD, TBI, and other concerns impacting development. The area of concern/delay may be underdevelopment of musculature and neuroanatomy, delayed motor control, weak muscle tone and impaired breathing control. These areas of physical delay limit functional development.

Both young and older children, teens and adults can benefit from a carefully designed exercise program provided by a physical therapist.

As with other therapies, the goals of physical therapy will be determined on an individual basis with the input of parents, physicians, and other members of the treatment team.

Physical therapist can help a child with developmental difficulties learn a variety of age-appropriate motor skills, from throwing, catching, and kicking a ball to jumping, hopping, and riding a bike to other less playful physical therapies such as:

  • Treating impairments in the systems that impact motor function, such as problems with respiratory control and coordination
  • Improving posture
  • Addressing misalignments in the musculoskeletal system, such as chest wall deformities, and foot and ankle misalignments
  • Developing fitness programs for older children with autism; for example, yoga classes for autistic children

THERAPEUTIC NEEDS

  • Gross motor developmental delay
  • Spasticity management
  • Adaptive equipment needs including orthotics/prosthetics, and mobility equipment
  • Balance and coordination issues
  • Neuromuscular problems and movement difficulties
  • Orthopedic injury/disability and skeletal abnormalities

Book Now a Live Video Consultation!

$90 for a 30-minute session with a Physical Therapist

Just book a date with a therapist and submit an interactive online admission form. Our team will carefully select the most qualified professional for your first video consultation.

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How It Works

From the Calendar Scheduler, select one of the available dates and open times.

Click on the Book It button and proceed to check-out.

After successfully completing the payment procedure, you will be directed to an Order Details page. Review your completed order and proceed to click on the Patient Intake Form button.

Fill in and submit the Patient Intake Form, which will allow us to assign a knowledgeable specialist to review your concerns and prepare to assist you on video consultation.

AC&A provides a warm and professional environment. You will need a tablet, smartphone, or computer with a built-in camera and microphone and access to reliable internet. It is recommended you test your device prior to confirming your audio and video work well. Consultations are held via ZOOM meetings and you can check your device and web connection in this link: http://zoom.us/test.

Prior to your Video Consultation, your assigned therapist or physician will review your Patient Intake Form and know your main concerns. During the video consultation, the therapist or physician will answer your questions and will present you with the most suitable therapeutic and treatment options for your needs.

Whenever the patient does not have sufficient autonomy or mastery of technology to participate in an online meeting, the presence of a caregiver or family member during the consultation will be necessary.

Relatives and other health professionals who wish to participate in the consultation remotely may do so if they have previously been registered in the Patient Intake Form.