The evaluation and treatment of skills as related to mobility.  Physical therapists examine each individual and develop a plan to promote the ability to move, restore function, prevent disability and improve developmental activities.  Common treatment and diagnosis include Cerebral Palsy, Torticollis, Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome, and developmental delay.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Gross Motor Development

0 - 3 months

  • Good head control

  • Crawls forward on belly

  • Plays on tummy

  • Sits with support

  • Plays with feet when on back

3-6 months

  • Good head control

  • Crawls forward on belly

  • Plays on tummy

  • Sits with support

  • Plays with feet when on back

9-12 months

  • Creeps on hands and knees

  • Assumes a seated position unaided

  • Sits unsupported

18 months

  • Makes contact with ball, but not able to kick

  • Climbs onto/down from furniture without assistance

2 years

  • Walks smoothly and turns corners

  • Begins running

  • Walks up and down steps with support

3 years

  • Imitates standing on one foot

  • Climbs jungle gym and ladders

  • Pedals on tricycle

  • Walks up/down stairs alternating feet

  • Jumps in place with two feet together

  • Catches ball using body

4 years

  • Stands on one foot for up to 5 seconds

  • Kicks a ball forwards

  • Throws a ball overarm

  • Catches a ball that has been bounced

  • Able to hop on one foot

5 years

  • Able to walk up/down stairs without holding onto railing

  • Walks backward toe-heel

  • Jumps forward 10 times without falling

  • Skips forwards after demonstration

  • Catches a small ball using hands only

Incorporating ABA Principles across the board.

ABA principles help your child learn new skills and modify behaviors using positive reinforcement. Programs are adapted to each individual's unique learning needs and goals.

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7552 Navarre Parkway, Ste 32

Navarre, FL 32566

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