Pediatric Rehabilitation

Help your child move with less pain, do everyday tasks, or communicate. Get access to advanced pediatric rehabilitation care at Pella Regional Health Center's locations in Pella, Ottumwa and Knoxville.

Benefits of Pediatric Rehabilitation

Pediatric rehabilitation and therapy programs help your child:

  • Build skills and confidence
  • Develop or restore function
  • Ease pain or discomfort
  • Encourage independence
  • Improve attention and cognition
  • Improve mobility
  • Inspire play, performance, and activity
  • Prevent or decrease physical disabilities
  • Promote health and wellness

Types of Pediatric Rehabilitation

Find pediatric rehabilitation programs that improve the life and wellness of your child. Your child’s first visit starts with an evaluation and recommendation for treatment.

Physical therapist working with a patient in a leg cast

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Physical therapy improves your child’s development, coordination and strength. Work with compassionate therapists who help children diagnosed with:

  • Autism or autism spectrum disorder
  • Balance problems
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental delays, including crawling, rolling, or walking
  • Down syndrome
  • Orthopedic injuries or surgery
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Walking problems

Your child’s treatment may include aquatic therapy, strength training, and exercises with our team.

Occupational therapist working with child on holding cubes

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps kids improve cognitive, physical, sensory and motor skills. Help your child learn and play with more confidence if they have:

  • Autism or autism spectrum disorder
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Developmental or motor skill delays
  • Different learning needs
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorders
  • Hand and wrist weakness
  • Mental health diagnoses

Your child’s tailored treatment plan may include daily activity and strength exercises.

Speech therapist helping a child read out of a book.

Pediatric Speech Therapy

Speech therapy treats challenges your child may have with speaking, swallowing and understanding. This helps children with:

  • Articulation disorders, or difficulty making sounds
  • Autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger syndrome
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Head injury or trauma
  • Hearing loss and deafness
  • Language disorders, including cognitive and expressive communication difficulty
  • Stuttering or fluency disorders
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Voice disorders, such as trouble with pitch and volume control

Count on us to help your child communicate with their world. Your child works with a certified speech-language pathologist who tailors a treatment plan to his or her needs or disorder.

Call 641-628-6623 to schedule an appointment with Rehabilitation & Therapy Services at Pella Regional's locations. Or ask your doctor for a referral. 

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