Pediatric Physical Therapy


Pediatric Physical Therapy aims to decrease pain and improve mobility and strength to help children participate in everyday activities. Our Physical Therapist, Janet, will work with children and their families to meet goals such as improving the child's physical independence, confidence and participation to ease daily challenges. 

Pediatric Physical Therapy is ideal for patients with these conditions:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Developmental Delay
  • Palgiocephaly and Torticollis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Orthopedic disabilities and inuries

During the physical therapy session, treatment may include:

  • Balance and coordination
  • Range of motion and mobility exercises
  • Strength building exercise and activities
  • Hands-on techniques 
  • Posture and positioning
  • Motor learning
  • Developmental tasks: crawling, walking, running, jumping, stairs
  • Orthotics 

Pediatric Physical Therapy is provided by Janet Sarver, Northern Rehab's Pediatric Physical Therapy specialist, in our Rochelle clinic.

What does
a physical
therapist do?

Physical therapists are experts trained in the evaluation & treatment of muscle, joint, and nerve dysfunction. We are trained specifically to improve movement & function, relieve pain, and expand movement potential.

freedom to move

Your Right to Choose

The decision of where you go to receive treatment is
yours. If you have a specific therapist or practice you
would like to go to, you should let your doctor or
insurance company know this. Not all physical
therapists or practices are the same and the choice
of your provider is yours.