Pediatric therapists at Ascension sites of care provide speech, occupational and physical therapy for infants, children and teens.
Occupational, physical and speech therapy for kids
If your child has speech or mobility problems, our pediatric rehabilitation therapists are here to help. At Ascension sites of care, our pediatric specialists include physiatry and rehabilitation therapists who specialize in treating speech impairment, chronic pain and poor mobility. We also provide care for injuries, congenital abnormalities and health conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and muscular dystrophy. Your child’s physical and emotional health is our priority. We start by listening to understand your child’s needs. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for your child.
Care for children with physical and neurological conditions
Your child’s pediatric therapy care team works together to deliver personalized care. We offer rehabilitation services to help children with many conditions, from orthopedic bone fractures and brittle bone disease to neurological brain and spine conditions, including:
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Brachial plexus injury, nerve damage affecting the arm
- Cerebral palsy
- Down syndrome
- Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Muscular dystrophy
- Spina bifida
- Traumatic spine or brain injury
A multispecialty approach to rehabilitation
Whether your child’s rehabilitation care is inpatient or outpatient, our care team provides a network of support. Pediatric specialists may include psychologists, neuropsychologists, respiratory therapists, child life specialists, chaplains, and social workers. Specialists work together to set goals and create a personalized care plan for your child.