physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Who We Are

Physiotherapists (PTs) are health care professionals focused on enabling individuals to preserve, develop, and/or restore movement, function, and health.

Physiotherapists at Niagara Children’s Centre offer skills and knowledge to assess a child’s physical abilities and needs. 

Physiotherapy is a regulated health care profession in Ontario.

Services

PTs at Niagara Children’s Centre provide single discipline and team-based services in the following areas:

  • Infant and preschool aged children
  • School aged children, including Niagara Children’s Centre School
  • Seating and mobility
  • Splinting and Casting Clinic

Groups

PLEASE NOTE: All physiotherapy groups are available by referral from your Physiotherapist ONLY. 

Movement Groups

 

Wiggles and Giggles

  • Parent facilitated group for infants and toddlers to assist in development  of fine and gross motor skills
  • 8 sessions
  • Sessions facilitated by Physiotherapists
  • Sessions will be offered based on identified demand

Jump and Jive (Junior and Senior)

  • Parent facilitated movement group for children who are ambulatory or have ambulation potential but delayed skills
  • 10 sessions
  • Sessions facilitated by a PTA

Contact and Referrals

For all referrals, please call (905) 688-1890 ext 110

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Back to Top↑

Resources and Links

  • College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

    The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario regulates the province's physiotherapy profession.
  • W-Sitting: What is it?

    W-Sitting: What is it? Informational handout.
  • In Toeing & Out-Toeing

    In Toeing & Out-Toeing informational handout.
  • Development of Arches

    Development of Arches informational handout.
  • Bowlegs and Knock-Knees

    Understanding Bow-Legs & Knock-Knees
  • Positioning Techniques for your Baby's Flat Head

    Informational handout.
  • Parent Handout for Torticollis

    Informational handout.
  • Exercauser and Jolly Jumper Guidelines