Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy Helps Children Improve Strength and Mobility

Our highly skilled pediatric physical therapists at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital evaluate and treat infants, toddlers, children and adolescents with the following conditions:

Individualized Treatment Plans

Our physical therapists at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital work with children and their families to optimize:

  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Endurance
  • Functional mobility
  • Gross motor skills
  • Range of motion
  • Strength

Our therapists assess each child and recommend an individualized, patient- and family-centered plan of care to meet the child’s specific needs. Treatment may include:

  • Aerobic exercises
  • Gait training
  • Joint mobilization
  • Neonatal handling
  • Splinting
  • Stretching
  • Strengthening

To ensure the maximum benefit from physical therapy, therapists provide patient/family education and instruction on carryover activities and exercises to be performed at home.

An Interdisciplinary, Team Approach to Treatment

Our pediatric physical therapists work closely with other UH pediatricians and other pediatric specialists such as:

  • Neurologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Cardiologists
  • Orthopedists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Nurses
  • Social workers

Convenient Locations

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital offers pediatric physical therapy at the following locations:

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

11100 Euclid Ave. – RBC B4
Cleveland, OH 44106
216-844-5200
216-844-5155 (fax)

Cedars on the Green

2054 South Green Rd. #201
South Euclid, OH 44121
216-381-5891
216-381-5894 (fax)

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For more information about Pediatric Rehab Services call 216-844-5200.

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