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Pediatric physiotherapy is advised for children having difficulty in controlling head, sitting, standing and walking.

Physiotherapy

  • helps child to increase their muscle strength
  • increase balance and  coordination
  • improve gross motor skills
  • increase functional mobility

physiotherapist in OACDC works on early intervention program diagnosing the childs delayed physical activity. Physiotherapist focus on gross motor skills and functional mobility including

  • Positioning
  • Improving sitting balance

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  • Improving transitional movements like sitting to standing .

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  • Walking with or without assistive devices such as rollator, crutches etc.
  • Wheelchair propulsion
  • Teaches transfer between wheelchair and other surfaces
  • Gait training

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  • Various exercise regime and protocols are used to manage the child physical development.

PHYSIOTHERAPIST in OACDC often helps children with birth injuries, developmental delays, cerebral palsy, Hemiplegia, Down syndrome, Torticolis, Spina Bifida, Hydrocephallus, CTEV, other orthopedic and neurological conditions.

  • Open arms child development centre has various pre-surgical and post surgical therapy
  • Children undergoing for any muscular release or any bony correction surgery . Our PT's are well trained to provide pre and post surgical management to improve Range of motion in surgical joints and improve functional capacity of chid.
  • OACDC also recommends to best Doctor for Botox injection for spastic muscles if needed.
  • Post Botox physiotherapy is provided to gain maximum result of Botox injection and making child independent as much as he can.
  • Orthotics and Splints facilities are there

OACDC has multiple facilities under one roof.Any supportive management needed to keep joints and body parts more stabilised OACDC has high quility orthosis , adaptive devices and walking aids.

  1. Standing Frames
  2. Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis(KAFO)
  3. Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)
  4. Supra Malleolar Orthosis (SMO)
  5. Medial Arch support
  6. Hand splints
  7. Cerebral palsy chair
  8. Adaptive spoons to teach self eating
  9. Hand gripper

Mobility aids

  1. Rollators
  2. Elbow crutches
  3. Sticks

 PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONS FROM CHILD

 AT 1 YEAR

Physical and movement development

  • Stands alone
  • Walks with one hand held or walks independently

AT 2 YEAR

 Physical and movement development

  • Stand on tiptoe
  • SKicks a ball
  • Begins to run
  • Climbs onto and down from furniture without help
  • Walks up and down the stairs holding bar

AT 3 YEAR

 physical and movement development

Child is able to

  • run
  • jump
  • climb stairs independently
  • plays small outdoor sports

AT 5 YEAR

 Physical development

  • Stands on one foot for 10 seconds or longer
  • Hops; may be able to skip
  • Can do a somersault
  • Uses a fork and spoon and sometimes a table knife
  • Can use the toilet on her own
  • Swings and climbs