Pediatric Physical Therapy is a specialty dedicated to improving the lives and daily function of children with acute and chronic disabilities.
Torticollis is a term used to describe asymmetrical posturing of the head and neck. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines torticollis as “a twisting of the neck to one side that results in abnormal carriage of the head and is usually caused by muscle spasms—called also wryneck”. Torticollis can occur in individuals of any age for a variety of reasons.
Cerebral palsy is a term used to describe a condition of neuromotor impairments caused by injury to the brain acquired before or around birth up to the first two years of life. Cerebral palsy is non-progressive in nature but often has secondary impairments associated with it that occur and progress throughout the lifespan.
Spina bifida is a birth defect that occurs during the development of a baby. It can affect the spinal cord, the vertebrae surrounding and protecting the spinal cord and the membranes around the cord in varying degrees. Children with spina bifida have a variety of issues from bowel and bladder dysfunction to lower extremity paralysis.
Developmental delay is when a child is not meeting their milestones. A child may have developmental delay for many different reasons or diagnoses. Developmental delay can occur when children have neuromotor dysfunction or for unknown reasons. They may have developmental delay in one or several areas.
KeysPT is an absolute joy to work with. Judith is one of the most knowledgeable people in her field and really cares about the children she sees. Levi has made great strides in his development as a result of her treatment and direction. –Caroline Foster Gonzalez
Under the great care and talent of KeysPT, my son has overcome much of his neuro-muscular challenges. Judith gave our family many gifts. Gifts like hope and knowledge and a great sense of relief. My son has made phenomenal progress while working with Judith. Our entire family is grateful for all of her efforts and care.–Tammy Leech