Physical Therapy

The Professional Therapy Staff of 'more than words' Pediatric Therapy utilizes Standard Assessment Tools and/or professional judgment to evaluate and treat children.
As physical therapists specializing in pediatrics, we assist children in developing and enhancing mobility so they may safely participate in activities at home, in the community, classroom and on the playground. At 'more than words' , our physical therapists are concerned with children's ability to take part in important movement activities such as crawling and walking, running, playing games, participating in sports, and in other important physical interactions. In addition, for children who rely on mobility aids such as wheelchairs, orthotics and other supports, our therapists show them how to navigate safely in various environments.

Our therapists provide evaluation, intervention and consultation in the following areas:
  • Gross motor development
  • Muscle tone and strength
  • Posture/postural control
  • Pre-gait and gait training
  • Locomotion patterns
  • Neuromuscular function
  • Endurance
  • Body alignment
  • Environmental adaptations
  • Wheelchair positioning and mobility
  • Splinting/bracing/orthotics

  • MTW's physical therapists often incorporates many intervention approaches including stretching, massage, mobilization, strengthening and endurance training to enhance the child's capabilities and prevent deformities and contractures. Our children also benefit from the highly specialized adaptive equipment that is used to increase their physical performance and function. *Currently PT at 'more than words' is on a consultation basis, we appreciate your interest and look forward to serving you in this manner at this time.

    About Us

    'more than words' Pediatric Therapy Associates, INC: Some of the best occupation, and speech-language therapists are right in your backyard at 'more than words' Pediatric Therapy. Therapists at 'more than words' treat all children with special needs, from birth to eighteen, from the most mild developmental delays to complex medical, neuromuscular, orthopedic, cognitive, congenital, and developmental challenges. Our therapists partner with parents, whether parents know nothing about child development, or are the savviest of parents, to increase a child's success, independence, and ease of day-to-day life at home, school and in the community.

    Testimonials

    The therapists at 'more than words' are amazing and have done wonders for our child and our family. They are compassionate and very well trained. She has come a long way and loves her therapist.

    Geo Crume
    Parent

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