Southwest General Pediatric Rehabilitation
Care and compassion for children with special needs
At Southwest General, our pediatric rehabilitation program reflects our commitment to providing comprehensive services with care and compassion to address the special needs of children of all ages in the communities we serve. We work to help each child experience the joys of childhood and achieve the brightest future possible.
Specialized Care Focused on a Child’s Needs and Abilities
Our Pediatric Rehabilitation therapists work together with each child’s family to coordinate services that meet the child’s individual needs. Our goal is to maximize the benefits children receive during the time they spend with us so that they can achieve the best possible outcomes.
Save time by filling out and bringing in a Pediatric Physical Medicine Intake Form before your visit.
Skilled Rehabilitation to Treat a Broad Range of Conditions
We provide treatment for a broad range of conditions. Areas of specialization include but are not limited to:
- Developmental delays/disabilities
- Cerebral palsy
- Speech/language disorders
- Oral motor/feeding problems
- Sensory integration/sensory motor impairments
- Orthopedic disabilities
- Head trauma
- Spina bifida
- Fine motor/handwriting problems
- Metabolic disorders
Treatment Methods and Services
Pediatric Rehabilitation therapists use a variety of treatment methods including:
- Speech and Language Therapy – Comprehensive services for a variety of communication disorders, including delayed speech or language, voice problems and stuttering. Also addresses swallowing problems resulting from neurologic impairment or developmental delays.
- Occupational Therapy – Develops range of motion, strength, coordination, play and self-care skills needed to face daily challenges with confidence and success. Focuses on therapeutic activities and adaptation of the environment to help each child reach his or her potential.
- Physical Therapy – Addresses issues interfering with the development of functional movement patterns. These issues may be orthopedic in nature, involve balance and coordination issues or stem from a neurological impairment. Helps children gain motor skills, control, and strength to access and be safe in their environment.
Following an evaluation, the therapist may also recommend treatment methods such as:
- Neurodevelopmental therapy
- Crainio-sacral therapy
- Myofascial release
- Sensory integration
- Aquatic therapy
- Wheelchair assessment
- Orthotic assessment
- LiteGait Jr. training