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Pediatric Rehabilitation at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is provided by a multidisciplinary team of experienced therapists who specialize in evaluation and treatment of individuals from birth to 21 years old. Our team consists of occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists with advanced pediatric training.


Occupational Therapy Goals

  • Promote sensory processing and calming. 
  • Enhance visual motor and visual perceptual skills. 
  • Facilitate age-appropriate fine motor control and coordination.
  • Improve pre-writing and handwriting skills.
  • Promote age-appropriate self-care skills including dressing, bathing, grooming, feeding and toileting.
  • Enhance age-appropriate daily living skills, including buttoning, shoe tying, teeth brushing, simple meal prep, etc.
  • Train and educate in use of adaptive equipment (devices used to assist with everyday life).
  • Recommend, modify, or fabricate upper extremity splints as appropriate.
  • Recommend or adapt tasks, toys, or other items for maximum use.
  • Facilitate appropriate peer interactions.


Physical Therapy Goals

  • Improve muscle strength and joint range of motion.
  • Improve balance and coordination to increase independent movement.
  • Promote proper body alignment for improved posture.
  • Development of age-appropriate gross motor skills.
  • Provide gait training for stable walking motion.
  • Facilitate the development of reflexes in infants.
  • Provide neuromuscular re-education, range of motion and strength training for lower extremities.
  • Assess, train, and educate patients for orthotics, prosthetics, and adaptive equipment.


Speech-Language Pathology Goals

  • Facilitate receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language skill development.
  • Improve articulation and phonological deficits.
  • Enhance voice and fluency functions of speech.
  • Facilitate improved cognition.
  • Treat auditory processing and hearing impairments.
  • Create alternative forms of communication.
  • Provide comprehensive feeding and swallowing evaluation and treatment.
  • Address oral motor and oral sensory deficits.
Specialized Programs & Services

Specialized Programs & Services

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Articulation/phonology
  • Assistive technology 
  • Auditory verbal therapy
  • Bodyweight supported treadmill training
  • Brain injury 
  • Developmental screening- PT, OT, SLP
  • Equine assisted therapy
  • Feeding/dysphagia 
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Interactive metronome
  • Kineseo taping 
  • Language development (expressive, receptive, pragmatics)
  • Massage/myofascial release
  • Modified barium swallow studies (MBSS)
  • Neonatal intervention/treatment of premature infants
  • Neurodevelopment treatment (NDT)
  • Oral motor/oral sensory 
  • Orthopedic interventions (serial casting, splinting, orthotics, braces)
  • Saeboflex
  • Sensory processing
  • Stuttering
  • Therapeutic listening
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Voice training
  • "Wii-Hab" training      


Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Services

  • Developmental screening, assessment, and treatment. (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Pediatric Floor and Well-Baby Nursery)
  • Modified barium swallow studies (MBSS)
  • Bedside feeding, swallowing, oral motor/oral sensory evaluation, and treatment.
Common Diagnoses

Common Diagnoses

  • Apraxia/dyspraxia
  • Articulation/phonological disorder
  • Ataxia
  • Autism/autistic spectrum
  • Balance/gait disorders
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Brain injury
  • Cancer
  • Central auditory processing disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies
  • Clumsiness/poor coordination
  • Coordination disorder
  • Developmental delay
  • Down Syndrome
  • Feeding and swallowing dysfunction
  • Genetic disorders
  • Hearing impairment/cochlear implant
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hypertonia
  • Hypotonia
  • Language disorders
  • Neurological disorders 
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Oral motor/sensory dysfunction
  • Pain in muscles and joints
  • Pervasive developmental disorder
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Prematurity
  • Progressive diagnoses/muscular dystrophy
  • Pulmonary problems
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizures/epilepsy
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke/CVA
  • Stuttering
  • Torticollis
  • Vestibular disorders
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