A physical therapist can instruct the patient on proper posture guidelines to maintain proper alignment of the hips and back.
A physical therapist can instruct the patient on proper posture guidelines.
In a developmental assessment, the physical therapist assesses the ability and quality of the child's use of legs, arms, and complete body by observing the display of specific gross motor skills as well as observing the child in play.
Daily activities that increase ROM are essential even if the child is seeing a physical therapist.
A physical therapist can offer ultrasound treatment, which raises skin temperature to ease pain, or biofeedback, a technique in which the patient learns how to tense and relax muscles to relieve pain.