Physiotherapy (PT) specializes in the prevention and alleviation of movement disorders of the arms, legs and/or trunk, assisting children and youth to move and function.
ErinoakKids' Physiotherapy team is focused on helping children/youth develop skills, and creating environments to help children/youth physically function at their best possible level. We work together in partnership with the family and the whole service team.
Physiotherapy services may be delivered by a Physiotherapist (PT) or a Physiotherapy Therapy Assistant (PTA), who works under supervision of the PT.
Physiotherapy services may involve:
Referrals will be reviewed and services will be determined based on the child's individual needs and meeting eligibility requirements.
Health professionals, families and clients can complete a referral form. Completion of the referral form is required to access this service.
Visit the Intake Services page for the referral form and more details.
|AGE||TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT||WHEN TO CALL FOR HELP|
|By 3 MONTHS|
|By 6 MONTHS|
|By 9 MONTHS|
|By 12 MONTHS|
|By 18 MONTHS|
|By 24 MONTHS|
|By 6 YEARS|
ErinoakKids has OHIP-funded physiotherapy clinics at the Mississauga, Brampton, and Orangeville sites for young infants presenting with suspected or confirmed torticollis. A valid OHIP card and a referral from a physician or nurse practitioner is required.