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Durham Pediatric Physical Therapy

Moriarty PT pediatric physical therapyIf you’re in search of an all-inclusive physical therapy facility for your child then look no further than Moriarty Physical Therapy’s Raleigh, NC, location. Every child deserves attention to ensure they attain the best quality possible life. Whatever their age or the condition, acquired or congenital our team at Moriarty will assist your child to improve mobility and pain with our physical therapy for children!

Contact us today to learn more about the PT services we offer for kids of all ages – including babies, toddlers, teens and children in between.

The Basics of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Physical therapy for children is PT for children under the age of 18. Children are susceptible to developing problems that can lead to issues with mobility. Although it’s easy for a majority of people to lean over and grab an object or walk across the street, it could be difficult for children with physical issues to tackle these difficulties. This is the reason physical therapy for children is so important!

Our physical therapists for children have helped children suffering from a variety of issues. Our therapists work with children who have bone issues, muscle issues, genetic issues, nerve spinal injury, sports-related injuries, and other ailments.

What Is The Best Age For Pediatric PT?

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Pediatric PT is for anyone who is a young person or child less than 18. The ideal age to get your child in for PT for children and young adult therapy is when you observe a deterioration in their behavior or if they tell you of an issue. It’s important to book an appointment by contacting us because the sooner we can work with your child, the better. A study showed that people that received physical therapy early showed significant improvement in their condition.

Early PT can also benefit your child gain confidence. Some children are left out from activities due to their condition. Based on the type of disorder is the early PT could help them engage in fun activities. It also gives your child an understanding of their disorder and ways to manage it.

We even treat young infants. It might be required due to a congenital problem or a deficiency in development. Toddler PT and teens PT could also be required due to the same reasons. However, in some situations, they could require PT due to injuries incurred during play, which is also known as sports-related injuries.

Pediatric PT Can Improve Many Physical Conditions

Our pediatric physical therapists have helped children and teens with many conditions. We’ve worked with children to improve their symptoms and quality of life with conditions such as: 

  • Orthopedic impairment(s)
  • Slow motor development
  • Problems adjusting to routines 
  • Walking gait irregularities
  • Down syndrome
  • Genetic diagnoses
  • And more

Don’t be worried if your child’s particular condition isn’t covered here. Contact us to ensure we can help. We’re always willing to provide PT to your child!

Pediatric Physical Therapy Services

You might be wondering how the first physical therapy session will go. It will ultimately depend on the condition we’re treating. And, don’t worry! The session will be enjoyable for your child. Our appointment services cover the following:

  • Mobility coordination
  • Strength and endurance
  • Motor skill development
  • Posture control
  • Prosthetics adaptation
  • Muscle toning
  • Sports injury recovery
  • And more

No matter the PT service your child needs, we’re sure we can provide it. Our services have helped infants, toddlers, and teens like your own adapt, recover, and feel better about themselves.

Serving People Across North Carolina

Our Raleigh-based physical therapy clinic provides service to children and adults from all over North Carolina. We frequently see people who live in these cities, plus the surrounding areas:

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Reach Out to Moriarty Today

Your local Moriarty Physical Therapy Office near Durham, NC, is eager to help your child. The earlier you bring them in, the sooner their condition will improve. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!

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2310 Bale St., Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27608
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Phone: 919-364-4000
Fax: 919-746-9229

Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Fri 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

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Schedule a FREE 15-minute Exploration Visit

Come visit one of our physical therapy clinics in New York or North Carolina and one of our Doctors of Physical Therapy will do a 15-minute consultation to see if physical therapy is right for you. In the consultation, we’ll help determine the source of pain and movement restrictions to see if you would benefit from physical therapy or might need the assistance of another healthcare professional. If so, we’ll make a referral and help speed up achieving your health goal.

You have nothing to lose; the screening is free! And if physical therapy could help you, we can perform the examination right then–even without a prescription–with Direct Access (covered by insurance).

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