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Paediatric Physiotherapy at Baby Steps

Paediatric Physiotherapist areas of expertise

Plagiocephaly (flat head)

Torticollis (muscle spasm)

Movement milestones delays (rolling, sitting, crawling and walking)

Hip Dysplasia 

Reduced coordination and motor planning of movements

Reduced proprioception and body awareness 

Gross motor skill development: E.g. Running, jumping, hopping, skipping, dancing, climbing, throwing, catching, kicking, hitting

Sporting injuries and exercise rehabilitation

Growing pain, including Osgood-Schlatter’s syndrome (anterior tibial pain), Sever’s disease (heel pain), Sinding-Larsen-Johansson (Jumper’s knee)

Chronic pain and juvenile arthritis 

Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 

Posture irregularities and scoliosis

Developing coordination and balance

Unconventional mobility patterns (toe walking, w-sitting, and bottom shuffling)

Physical impairments due to neurological disorders – Cerebral Palsy, ABI, Genetic Conditions 

Post-surgical rehabilitation

Adventure is out there

It is through movement that children engage with the world around them. All children deserve to explore life on their own terms, and the keys to doing so often include physiological muscle strength, motor skill development and coordination. Paediatric Physiotherapists facilitate the strengthening of these key areas so that children can participate to their full potential.

Young hearts run free

The physical benefits of movement from an early age are countless, among them being improved posture, stronger bones and muscles and increased fitness. But a strong foundation of movement can also help children regulate their emotions, improve their self-esteem, hone their social skills and develop better sleep patterns.

Connection through movement

By building muscle strength, developing motor skills and increasing balance, flexibility and coordination, Paediatric Physiotherapists help children navigate their world independently. Through rehabilitation and personalised movement plans, children can explore, learn and grow without limitation. 

Helping children move through life with confidence

Choose your Paediatric Physiotherapist

The Clinical Guidance Committee advise Baby Steps on all clinical matters effecting the health practitioners within our centre. It’s members gather together to discuss and develop guidelines relating to:

Meetings are held several times a year, or at the request of Baby Steps for specific clinical advice. It is lead by a chairperson and educational coordinator, elected by the group of participating health practitioners.

Baby Steps supports the independent businesses of:

If you’re looking for support, contact our Practice Manager Michelle Bredemeyer
08 9387 2844