Physical Therapists at Easter Seals provide evaluations and ongoing therapy to enhance and restore function and mobility to individuals with neurological, developmental or orthopedic disabilities, and encourage independence at home, school, work, and in the community. They also assist children in learning to use braces, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs and artificial limbs. Therapy focuses on improving strength, range of motion, balance, coordination and mobility.
Motor impairment due to neurological condition
Decreased strength and endurance
Low muscle tone/hypotonia
Poor balance for navigating home and community environments
Assistive equipment needs (walkers, standers, seating systems)
Orthotics needs (bracing, serial casting, shoe inserts or modifications)
Rehabilitation following surgeries/injuries
Difficulty with higher level gross motor skills (stair climbing, running, jumping, ball skills)
Family training and education
Individualized home exercise programs
Range of motion
Recommendations for environmental modifications
Contact our Peoria Service Center at 309.686.1177 or the Bloomington Service Center at 309.663.8275.