For Families: Physical Therapy During Coronavirus
Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy for your Family during Coronavirus
Although your little ones may be out of school due to closures caused by the coronavirus disease, our pediatric clinics, and orthopedic clinics are open and here to help in any way possible. The Department of Homeland Security believes that Speech, Physical, and Occupational therapy are essential services, and we whole-heartedly agree. Our clinics and health care professionals follow all protocols of the CDC and take every precaution to keep your family safe and healthy. We are continually evolving our services so we can be there for your children and the entire family.
Your Family’s Safety First
During this time, our therapists are taking every measure of cleaning and disinfecting all areas that are frequently contacted (ex. equipment, door handles, light switches, etc). In addition to these precautions, they are handwashing on a frequent basis, making sure to wash hands between every patient contact. We are making sure that there are no germs in, no germs out. Firm screening measures are in place; for example, if patients or staff have any flu-like symptoms, or even common cold symptoms, including sneezing, coughing, feeling the need to cough, feeling sick, or experiencing respiratory issues, they are asked to remain home and self-quarantine. We are focused on disease control & prevention and continue to serve patients.
Therapy for Kids
We know how difficult this may be for you and your children. Your family may be faced with many changes & challenges, especially due to closures during this health emergency. During this time of rapid changes, we remain open and here for you and your child. Patient safety comes first, and we are here to treat any needs your family may have. Whether it’s pediatric physical, occupational, or speech therapy, our clinics in the Ivy Rehab Network are here to help. You can view our programs and the clinics offering them here. We offer specialty evaluations and therapeutic interventions for the following areas:
- Motor planning
- Coordination and balance training
- Mobility: transfers, floor mobility, ambulation
- Neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy
- Orthopedic conditions such as torticollis, hip dysplasia, scoliosis and amputation
- Musculoskeletal conditions such as decreased strength, muscle tone, muscle control, flexibility, joint motion, posture and endurance
- Adaptive equipment assessment and training (Wheelchairs, walkers, standers, gait trainers, etc.)
- Speech Therapy-Articulation and Language Delay
- Fluency Disorders
- Voice Disorders
- Feeding/Swallowing Difficulty
- Infant Feeding Difficulty
- Augmentative Communication
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Fine Motor Delay/Handwriting Concerns
- Sensory Processing
- Emotional Regulation
- and much more
You Have Options
Our clinic remains open for physical therapy during coronavirus quarantine, but if for any reason you are unable to visit the clinic, other options are available:
- Telehealth visits connect patients to their licensed therapists through a secure, video-call system. Patients can do virtual physical therapy and receive personalized at-home physical therapy exercises through the device of their choice.
- Therapy at home allows both new and existing patients to receive in-person therapy services. This includes one-on-one evaluations and treatment sessions in the safety of their home.
We promise to provide the best patient education whether you choose a virtual or in-person rehabilitation treatment.
How to Book
To book an appointment for your child, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to find a location near you. Or, to find a location for orthopedic physical therapy, you can view all our clinics here.
The medical information contained herein is provided as an information resource only, and does not substitute professional medical advice or consultation with healthcare professionals. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-provider relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis, treatment or medical advice. Please consult with your healthcare provider before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. IvyRehab Network, Inc. disclaims any and all responsibility, and shall have no liability, for any damages, loss, injury or liability whatsoever suffered as a result of your reliance on the information contained herein.