Poole Road Medical Centre, 7 Poole Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5QR
Tel: 01202 743674
Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapy
Our team of specialist paediatric chartered physiotherapists are experienced, friendly and approachable. They have built up lots of experience over the years and are all dedicated to, and enjoy working with children, young people and their families.
Working as part of a team or supporting families on a 1:1 basis, they support those aged 0-18, sometimes working with them into their early 20s if they are known to us. Our sessions are safe, fun, targeted and effective, helping children to move better and achieve more.
A flyer outlining full details of our paediatric physiotherapy service is available below.
Our team are specialists in supporting children and young people with long-term conditions such as cerebral palsy. We offer a flexible approach to suit each child and family, and the continuity of the same physio as your child grows and develops. We work at home, at the clinic and at school to ensure a wrap-around approach.
Paediatric Musculo-Skeletal and Sports Injury
Our physios have a vast knowledge of paediatric specific conditions and injuries. A child is not a small adult and so having a physio who is a specialist in this area is key to a safe and successful outcome. They ensure that the right treatment is delivered in the right way and at the right time.
All our team has years of experience working with children who have been to the USA and here in the UK. They work closely with the child and family in the decision-making process, in the run-up to the operation with prehab and preparation of child and family, and then after with the intensive rehab. The remit for this rehabilitation is huge but they take care to not only strengthen and condition the children but also work hard to ensure that they build good foundations for the best movement patterns. They have a network of professionals that they bring in to work alongside such as orthotists, podiatrists and the team at Odstock Medical with FES when indicated. Sessions are always fun and supportive, and based on the ‘just right’ challenge as success is key for confidence. Please find full details of our dedicated SDR service here.
It is well-known that the best results are gained when intervention is well-timed and early. This proactive service is designed for the under 5s and our physios will work with you to help your child get the prompt help they need as quickly as possible for the best outcome moving forwards.
Developmental Coordination Disorder
Our team will take a holistic approach to the assessment and treatment of your child and will take time to find out why they are finding skills for function, school or sport difficult. They will work with you and your child, and often the school, to find a way for your child to achieve their goals. We are able to use standardised (formal) assessments as well as observational skills to create a bespoke programme to address difficulties.