Physiotherapy Specifically for Children and Babies.

Infants, Toddlers, Kids, adolescents

 

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Who Provides Our Paediatric Physiotherapy Service?

Tim is co-owner and director of The Movement Team.

Tim has worked across the breadth of paediatric health (acute hospital, disability care, developmental, community and private clinics) and completed numerous national and internationally recognised education courses in topics including developmental orthopaedics, high risk infant management, respiratory functioning and infant movement. Tim also holds an Advanced Physiotherapist position and has lead a Child Development Service in the public health sector.

 

Tim's formal training consists of:

Bachelor Physiotherapy (Hons) - University of Queensland

Graduate Diploma Paediatric Neurological Rehabilitation - University of Western Australia

Tim additionally holds the following positions and memberships:

Chairperson of the Queensland Paediatric Physiotherapy Clinical Network 2013 - 2016

National Paediatric Group Member - Australian Physiotherapy Association

Commonly Seen Conditions and Reasons to Refer to Paediatric Physiotherapy:

Reason number 1: You are worried about how your baby or child is moving!
More specifically, we commonly see infants and children:

FOR DEVELOPMENTAL CONCERNS

Delayed infant milestones

Altered gait mechanics (e.g. Toe Walking)

Co-ordination concerns

Weakness or muscle tone concerns

FOR 'POSITIONAL' INFANT CONCERNS

Plagiocephaly

Head Orientation Preference

Positional Talipies

AFTER ADVERSE EVENTS

Premature Birth

Brachial Plexus Injury

Surgical Events (E.g. recovery post Ortho/Cardiac/GIT intervention)

Trauma

Musculoskeletal Injuries

FOR IDENTIFIED CONDITIONS

Cerebral Palsy

Muscular Dystrophy

Developmental Co-ordination Disorder

Genetic Syndromes

Congenital Structural Abnormalities