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Physical Therapy for Children in Morrisville

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

What is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

Pediatric PT is for children under the age of 18. Children may experience developmental problems that can lead to issues with mobility. Although it’s easy for many people to sit down, hold an object, or stroll down a sidewalk, it could be challenging for some due to a physical barrier. This is the reason pediatric physical therapy is necessary.

Our physical therapists for children have assisted children suffering from different ailments. Our therapists work with children with bone, muscle, and nerve disorders; genetic and spinal injuries; sports-related injuries; and other conditions.

What Is The Best Age For Pediatric PT?

the doctor shows the exercises to the patientThe ideal age to have your child see a therapist for PT is when you observe problematic growth issues or when they tell you they have a physical movement problem. It’s essential 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 in developing confidence. Some children get left out of activities due to their condition. The disorder may be a factor. Early PT can help them take part in fun activities. It could also give your child a better understanding of their situation and ways to deal with it.

Even infants sometimes require physical therapy. It could be because of a congenital condition or lack of development. Toddler PT and teen PT could also be required for the same reasons. However, in certain instances, they might need PT due to injuries sustained during play, also known as sports-related injuries.

Pediatric PT Can Improve Many 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 worry if your child’s specific need isn’t listed here. It doesn’t mean we can’t help, but to ensure we can contact us. We’re always open and eager to work with your child and help them feel better and more comfortable through PT.

Get started today!

Your local Moriarty Physical Therapy Office near Morrisville, North Carolina, is eager to help your child. Remember, the earlier you bring your child in for treatment, 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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