Northwest Pediatric Therapies has been providing pediatric physical therapy services
in the Issaquah area since 1987. Our staff are skilled in evaluating and
treating children, ages birth to 18 years. Our pediatric physical therapists
are professionals with advanced training and experience in a number of specialty
areas: child development, orthopedics, neuromotor, sensory motor, and traumatic
Our pediatric physical therapists work closely with parents and other family
members as well as physicians, schools, and daycare providers to identify, evaluate,
and establish treatment objectives for children.
Pediatric physical therapy helps children improve their ability
to perform functional motor activities. Some children may have difficulty developing
motor skills and may need to work on improving coordination, balance, muscle strength,
physical endurance, and motor planning.
Every child is a unique individual who desires to participate in family, school
and community activities. To help a child obtain motor skills necessary for
participation in his/her family's daily life, the child's physical therapist
must have a clear understanding
of the family's goals.
effort between parents, child, and therapist, functional goals are developed.
Achieving functional skills is key to a child's successful participation
in his/her natural environment.