The physiotherapy team supports children with specific developmental difficulties and/or conditions which affect their physical development. These difficulties may affect their ability to move or reach their physical potential. We help develop their physical skills through play, specific exercises and activities. We also advise on how best to position and move your child to help support their progress. We provide support to children across the whole of Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth.
Our physiotherapists provide support and advice for children from birth to 19 years. No types of difficulty or disability are excluded as we give support based on need, not diagnosis.
We support children with one or more of the following difficulties:
A physiotherapists will assess your child to build up a picture of their skills and find out their exact abilities, difficulties and needs. The assessment may include one or more of the following:
After your first appointment, if further support is needed, we may suggest one or more of the following:
You will be involved in the decision-making process about your child's care at all stages. We will always review your child's progress with you.