Physical Therapy from Neuro Therapeutic Pediatric Therapies, Inc.

Pediatric physical therapy is a specialized therapeutic treatment which focuses on improving the body’s ability to move, allowing infants, children, and young adults to learn new skills through movement.

Our physical therapists understand that each person is unique and not everyone fits into a specific therapy model, so by developing a specialized treatment plan we are able to provide the most effective intervention.

  • Our physical therapists are licensed in Oregon and highly trained to assess and provide treatment to children from birth to young adults.
  • The goal is to provide each client with the skills to achieve and sustain their highest level of independence.

We do this by addressing:


Getting the body ready to move by working on:

  • Muscle control
  • Strength and endurance
  • Range of motion
  • Posture and balance
  • Overall comfort

Functional Ability

Practicing the skills to properly move by improving:

  • Motor development skills and tone management
  • Activities of Daily Living – including play and school performance
  • Gait training
  • Body alignment – through orthotics and assistive devices
  • Management of lifelong fitness towards independence

Quality of Life

Improve participation in all areas of home, school, and community:

  • Easing the challenges with daily caregiving
  • Prevent further injury
  • Incorporate assistive technology and devices which assist independence
  • Ongoing support and/or transition assistance to other community or therapeutic programs

Frequently Asked Questions

A variety of treatment methods can be used to address the needs of each child including:

  • Torticollis Treatment
  • Functional mobility
  • Partial body weight support treadmill training
  • Myofascial Release,
  • Neuromuscular re-education,
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT),
  • Manual therapy,
  • EMG Biofeedback,
  • Kinesio taping,
  • Home programming,
  • And parent education/training

Physical therapists also provide therapeutic equipment assessments and recommendations for assistive equipment such as:

  • Orthotics/DAFO’s (Dynamic Ankle Foot Orthotics)
  • Walkers,
  • Standers,
  • Gait trainers,
  • And wheelchairs.

At Neurotherapeutic Pediatric Therapies, our physical therapists are highly trained to assess and treat children and young adults with a variety of genetic, neurological and developmental disorders including:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Delays
  • Gross and Fine Motor Delays
  • Coordination and Balance Problems
  • Down Syndrome
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Affects
  • Birth Injuries or Birth Defects
  • Traumatic Injuries (Brain, Spinal Cord, Hand)
  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Chromosomal Disorders
  • Nervous System Disorders