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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.

    Pediatric Rehabilitation Therapy Goals

    Pediatric Rehabilitation Therapy Goals

    Occupational Therapy 

    • 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 

    • 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 

    • 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      
    Common Diagnoses

    Common Diagnoses

    • ADD/ADHD
    • 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
    Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Services

    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.
    Contact Us

    Contact Us

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