Physiotherapy: Paediatric

Physiotherapy for children – welcome to Beacon Hospital’s Paediatric Physiotherapy Department.

Beacon Hospital offers extensive physiotherapy services for adults and children. Physiotherapy can be the answer to a huge range of ailments and health issues in children. Our team of specialist Paediatric Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists are here to help your child with a wide range of injuries, developmental issues, disabilities and recovery from various other treatments and surgeries.

 

Common Conditions Treated:

  • Complex Physical Disabilities

    Including those which are congenital (the child was born with the disorder) or those developed through injury or other.
  • Acute or Chronic Respiratory Disease

    These are diseases of the airways and other structures of the lung such as Asthma.
  • Developmental Delays

    A developmental delay refers to a child who has not gained the developmental skills expected of him or her, compared to others of the same age. Delays may occur in the areas of motor function, speech and language, cognitive, play, and social skills.
  • Dyspraxia / Developmental Co-ordination Disorder

    A common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination.
  • Hypermobility

    Children who have joints with an unusually large range of movement.
  • Musculoskeletal Pain

    Including that caused by injury or development.
  • Musculoskeletal Variances:

    Flat foot, knock knees, in toeing, out toeing, toe walking.
  • Torticollis / Plagiocephaly

    Children suffering from asymmetrical / abnormal head or neck position.

Paediatric Physiotherapy

If you wish to discuss a referral or the role of SLT further with any one of our qualified staff, please do not hesitate to contact Eimear Culligan on 01 293 6692.