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Pinnacle Performance Physical Therapy has expertise in dealing with children in need of physical and occupational therapy.

Among the conditions we treat are:

  • Delayed acquisition of gross motor skills
  • Orthopedic injuries/Sport injuries 
  • Poor balance
  • Poor postural alignment
  • Traumatic head injury
  • Torticollis
  • Poor upper extremity strength
  • Awkward and clumsy movements
  • Premature birth 
  • Post surgical procedures  
  • Lack of endurance for sustained physical activities
  • Difficulty with walking
  • Diminished muscle strength for functional play activities
  • Pain management

Our pediatric Physical Therapists are trained in the evaluation, treatment, and management of following conditions:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Torticollis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Cancer/Oncology
  • Congenital/Genetic Disorders
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Down Syndrome
  • Generalized Joint & Muscle Pain
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hypertonia and Hypotonia
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sensory Integrative Dysfunction
  • Spina Bifida
  • Stroke 
  • Neurological Insult
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Ataxia
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Plagiocephaly

Pinnacle Performance Physical Therapy offers school-based physical therapy services as well. Therapy begins with an evaluation of a child’s ability to access the portions of the campus applicable to that child in a safe and effective manner, including the school bus, the classrooms, the hallways, the cafeteria and the playground.

Initial areas of concern are usually identified by a teacher or parent, and are followed up with clinical observation and an examination of the child’s functional abilities as it relates to his or her ability to access the curriculum.

Therapy will be provided through direct service, monitoring and or consultative approaches, or a combination thereof.

The Occupational Therapy helps your child—through play activities—improve his or her independent function. Our goal is to help your child function better physically, emotionally, academically and socially in his or her daily activities.

Treatment options include: regulation of arousal levels, refinement of sensory processing, development of communication skills, enhancement of language and cognitive skills, age-appropriate self-care skills, motor planning skills, hand-eye coordination, muscle strengthening, behavior modification, sensitivity adjustment, balance improvement, handwriting, oral motor/feeding.