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Physiotherapy For Pediatric Disorders

It is a sad day when one has to deal with pediatric disorders in the family.  Most people believe that children should never suffer from physical problems.  Yet, the reality must be faced that pediatric disorders can happen.  The good news is that physiotherapy offers some help for them.

Unfortunately, there are numerous pediatric disorders.  To name a few, there are: scoliosis, torticollis, Osgood-Schlatter, sports and traumatic injuries, reluctant walkers, developmental disorders, cerebral palsy, and genetic disorders.

Physiotherapy for scoliosis – a curvature of the spine – consists of exercises to strengthen the back.  Electrical stimulation is used for this type of pediatric disorders.  The stimulation goes directly to the skeletal muscles.  Chiropractic is also used in an effort to straighten the spine.

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