Physical Therapy

 

Our physical therapists provide individualized treatment to increase a child’s overall function and ability to move independently within their environment.

What do Physical Therapists treat?

  • Gross motor skills (ie crawling, walking, jumping, skipping, climbing, riding a bike, etc.)

  • Deficits in range of motion

  • Tone management

  • Postural control

  • Gait training

  • Balance training

  • Motor planning

  • Coordination

  • Assistance with equipment needs (ie orthotics, wheelchair, walker, stander, etc.)

Our Physical Therapists evaluate each child to determine their strengths and needs in order to provide the family with the necessary strategies and techniques to improve their mobility and achieve their specific goals. They specialize in individualized evaluation and treatment plans for children with:

  • Developmental delays

  • Post-surgical

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Down Syndrome

  • Torticollis

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Spina Bifida

  • Low tone

  • Spasticity

  • And more!

The Physical Therapists at Chatterbox have earned a Doctorate from nationally accredited universities where they completed necessary coursework and clinical internships. Certified Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) have earned an Associate’s degree and completed the necessary coursework and clinical internships. Our therapists are licensed by the State of Idaho.

Specializations

Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy Center has Physical Therapists and certified Physical Therapy Assistants who specialize in the following areas:

  • Pediatric gait analysis

  • Neurodevelopmental techniques

  • Kinesiotaping