Paediatric physiotherapists work with children and young people who have conditions which affect physical development, walking, movement, balance, coordination and posture. We also help children who have conditions that affect breathing.

A child's development is important and there are lots of ways you can help them grow and progress. Check out the links below for information about specific conditions. 

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common shoulder problems including:

  • Dislocation / Instability

  • Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (Impingement)

Click the link below to download an exercise sheet for shoulder pain in children. 

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common elbow problems including:

  • bone breaks (fractures)

  • soft tissue injuries

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common wrist & hand problems including:

  • bone breaks (fractures)

  • soft tissue injuries

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common hip problems including:

  • bone breaks (fractures)

  • soft tissue injuries

You can download an exercise sheet for children with hip pain below

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common knee problems including:

  • Patellofemoral Pain (Anterior knee pain

  • Ligament/cartilage injuries

  • Dislocations

You can download specific information leaflets below

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common ankle problems:

You can download specific information leaflets below 

 

Click the above link for common neck problems and how to deal with them.

 

It is really important to help your child buy an appropriate bag for carrying their school work and gym kit. Please read the following leaflet to help you make this decision.

 

Follow the above link to find out more information about common back problems:

You can view specific information about scoliosis below 

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