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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
216-844-5155 (fax)
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UH Mentor Hopkins Health Center
9000 Mentor Avenue Suite 214
Mentor, OH 44060
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UH Pediatric Rehab at UH Suburban Health Center
1611 South Green Rd. #105
South Euclid, OH 44121
216-381-5894 (fax)
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UH Pediatric Rehab
Westshore Professional Center Building 1 Suite C
29160 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH 44145
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Additional UH Pediatric Physical Therapy Locations

UH Portage Medical Center
6847 N Chestnut Street, Suite 100
Ravenna, OH 44266
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Lifeworks of Southwest General
7390 Old Oak Blvd.
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
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UH Samaritan Rehab Services
2163 Claremont Avenue
Ashland, OH 44085
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