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Children's Therapy Services - Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapists support babies, children and young people who have conditions which affect their physical and functional development.

For detailed information download: pdf icon Children's Physiotherapy [291kb]

What does your service do?

We work with children who have neurological, developmental, and orthopaedic conditions who may also have complex long-term medical, social and learning needs. The focus is on maximising a child or young person's physical ability within their everyday activities at home, in education and in their community.

Physiotherapists may work with Occupational Therapists to achieve the outcomes outlined here.

Physiotherapists will usually be involved at an early stage of your child's development and work with active exercises. They focus on joint range, muscle tone, movement and gross motor activities.

The team work together to identify the best combination of activities and equipment (such as seating), for your child. Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists also work with Speech and Language Therapists on aspects of feeding. Physiotherapists will see most children individually.

Contact details...

The first point of contact is your child's therapist or you can contact Therapy Services at The Gem Centre on the telephone number provided.  We will have a service email address soon and your therapists will give you their individual contact details.

Address:
Therapy Services
The Gem Centre
Neachells Lane
Wednesfield
Wolverhampton
WV11 3PG

Tel: 01902 446290 / 446302
Fax: 01902 446280
Email: rwh-tr.childrenstherapyservices@nhs.net

The Service is open from 8.30am until 4.30pm Monday - Friday.