Q Paediatrics strives to optimise a child’s function throughout all stages of development. This may include infants who are not achieving the appropriate milestones, toddlers who are having difficulty acquiring new gross motor skills or school-age children who are having difficulty completing the required fine motor skills of the classroom or trouble participating in physical activities with their peers in class and in the playground.
We understand the great impact having difficulties with motor development can have on a child’s social, emotional and psychological development. We also appreciate the impact this can have on parents.
To gain a full understanding of any motor difficulties or delays Q Paediatrics will perform sensory motor assessments alongside a discussion with parents. From this assessment, a physiotherapy program will be developed that both meets the physical needs of the child and the social context of the family to optimise a child’s motor development and skills.
Physiotherapy programs may include a number of elements including: