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Occupational Therapy Pediatric Rehabilitation

Occupational therapy pediatric rehabilitation is a therapeutic program designed to evaluate, treat, and manage a variety of neuromuscular, skeletal, or cognitive limitations in infants, children, and adolescents. Our therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with performance of daily activities in the areas of feeding/eating, self-care, play, learning, and development due to a variety of congenital or acquired disorders.

What Conditions Can Benefit From Occupational Therapy Pediatric Rehabilitation?

Occupational therapy pediatric therapists treat a wide range of disorders in infants, children, and adolescents. Some common diagnoses seen are:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Orthopedic injury or problems
  • Neurological disorders (congenital or post traumatic)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Failure to thrive
  • Prematurity
  • Sensory integration disorders
  • Autism
  • Genetic/metabolic disorders
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spina bifida
  • Developmental delay
  • Feeding/eating disorders
  • Perceptual/motor limitations

Occupational Therapy Pediatric Rehabilitation Services:

Your occupational therapist will perform comprehensive developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological, or oral motor evaluations to identify areas of difficulties and establish a baseline status. Working closely with family members, educators, and other healthcare providers, your therapist will design a treatment program directed toward meeting specific and attainable goals intended to improve functional performance. Some examples of evaluations and treatments provided by our therapist include:

  • Neonatal and infant development
  • Feeding and dysphagia
  • Gross and fine motor development
  • Sensory integration and modulation
  • Activities of daily living
  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics
  • Cognitive development

If you are a physician referring a patient:

Please call MEDULINE at 843-792-2200 or 800-922-5250. Or submit an online referral through our Physician Portal.