Physiotherapy for children

Teaching children life skills for an independent future

How we can help

As your baby becomes a toddler you may have concerns that their growth or mobility does not appear “normal”.  Many young children have flat feet, toe walking, pigeon toes, bowlegs, and knock-knees. Some of these conditions will self-correct over time, but others may become more severe and require some help.

Abnormalities can present itself in the entire leg or just in certain parts such as the knee, ankle, or foot. Severe walking abnormalities may require continuous physiotherapy and medical attention. A walking abnormality is often known as a gait abnormality and refers to the pattern of walking.

Our method

To help your child with their mobility your physiotherapist will:

  • Assess their range of movement and determine how their walking difficulties impacts their daily functioning
  • Work out a goal on maximising the child’s physical abilities to help them achieve optimal health and wellbeing
  • Examine their mobility and advise you on walking aids
  • Look to see if their strength, balance and coordination is impaired and address this
  • Refer your child to an Occupational Therapist if required
  • Show you stretches and massage techniques that may help relieve your child’s symptoms/pain
  • Give you plenty of advice and guidance as understanding their condition is key
  • Work closely with any other health professionals involved in your child’s care

Our top tips to help your child’s mobility

  • Keep them moving
  • Help them carry out their physiotherapy exercises daily
  • Ensure that if they wear splints they are used as prescribed
  • If they are immobile, keep on top of their day and night time positioning to prevent any risk or pressure sores

 

Meet our physios

All our physiotherapists are registered with the CSP and HCPC offering the highest standard of care

Why choose Home Physio Group?

We are a dedicated team of Chartered Physiotherapists working exclusively in your home and providing the highest level of care. We recognise the importance of knowing that you are in safe hands and being looked after. With this is mind, our client management team are here to assist you every step of the way and will answer any questions you may have. We are passionate about helping you to reach your goals, relieve your pain, and improve your mobility.

The benefits of using our service include:

  • All our physiotherapists are hand-picked professionals with years of experience
  • We are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). All our physiotherapists are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 
  • We will arrange visits in your own home (or care home or place of work) at a convenient time to you
  • We work at speed and do not have a waiting list
  • We offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • Our team work closely with the country’s leading consultants and specialists in their field
  • You will always have the same physiotherapist visiting you at home
  • You can have as may visits as you require
  • Our fixed pricing structure can be provided in writing so that you can consider it in your own time
  • We believe there is no “one size fits all” approach to care. Your personalised programme and treatment strategy will be unique to you

What our clients say

Meet some of our physios

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Katie

Katie covers South London & Surrey. She has a broad range of clinical experience in neurology rehabilitation, elderly care and orthopaedics

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Francesca

Francesca covers Central London and has a special interest in sports, musculoskeletal, orthopaedics and neurological conditions

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Amber

Amber covers Berkshire. She has a special interest in neurological rehab, elderly rehab, oncology & vestibular rehab techniques

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Tomislav

Tomislav covers Essex & Hertfordshire. He has a special interest in elderly rehabilitation, orthopaedic, and neurological conditions

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Bukky

Bukky covers Solihull. She has a special interest in orthopaedic and trauma conditions, elderly care, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions

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Emily

Emily covers the Swindon area. She has a special interest in elderly rehab, orthopaedic & musculoskeletal conditions

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Louisa

Lou covers South London and parts of Kent. She specialises in elderly care, falls prevention, sports injury, orthopaedics and respiratory care.

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Prashant

Prashant covers South East London. He specialises in elderly rehab, falls prevention, elderly care & musculoskeletal physio

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Harriet

Harriet covers Hampshire. Her passion lies in treating patients with neurological and orthopaedic conditions & care of the elderly

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Alexa

Alexa covers Cheshire. Her passions lies in musculoskeletal & orthopaedics conditions, sport injuries, & elderly rehabilitation

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Alexandru

Alex covers Surrey. He has a special interest in stroke rehabilitation, elderly care, falls preventions, muscular injuries & orthopaedic conditions

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Naveen

Naveen covers Aylesbury. She has a special interest in treating the elderly with mobility issues, falls prevention, neuro rehab, & orthopaedics

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Antonella

Antonella covers Hertfordshire and North London. She has a passion for treating falls management, elderly & neurological rehabilitation

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James

James covers North Yorkshire. His passion is in treating falls prevention, frailty management, respiratory conditions &, palliative care

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Danielle

Danielle covers West Sussex. She specialises in treating neurological & orthopaedic conditions, elderly rehab & sporting injuries

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Physiotherapist - Caroline - Home Physio Group

Caroline

Caroline covers East London & Essex. She specialises in neurological rehabilitation, muscular injuries, and care for the elderly

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Chris

Chris covers East London. His main area of interest is sports, muscular and joint injuries, treating the elderly and neuro conditions

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Chloe

Chloe covers North London & Buckinghamshire. She specialises in elderly rehab, orthopaedics and paediatrics

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Susan

Susan covers Central & South London, Croydon & Surrey. She has a special interest in elderly rehab, orthopaedics, neurology, and paediatric care

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Thana

Thana covers North London & Hertfordshire. He has a special interest in elderly care, orthopaedic conditions, neurological and covid rehabilitation

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