Physiotherapy can be extremely beneficial in a wide range of orthopaedic conditions which can be present from birth or occur during childhood.
Such conditions typically include:
- Positional talipes
- Torticollis and Sternomastoid Tumour
- Sever’s disease
- Osgood Schlatter disease
- Perthes disease
- Patella dislocation
The other category of conditions are those which occur as a result of injury including sprains and fractures.
Following assessment specific advise will be given including, where appropriate, rest, ice application, use of anti-inflammatories and pain relief, specific strengthening and stretching exercises, positioning, gait re-education, balance work and return to activity.