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Physical Therapy for Children

In physical therapy (or PT), we work to enhance and restore mobility, functional competency and independence for individuals with neurological, developmental or orthopedic delays and/or disabilities. Our physical therapy for children helps them master skills related to independent mobility and gross motor function. Our licensed physical therapists utilize individualized therapy plans implementing exercise, specialized techniques/devices to encourage independence at home, school and in the community.

Our therapists, through ongoing evaluation and treatment, focus on improving your child’s muscle tone/strength, movement skills and balance capabilities to support the acquisition of all postural and gross motor skills such as sitting, crawling, walking, running and jumping.  Physical therapy services include evaluation, individual therapy and our fun community-based therapy programs.

Why Begin Here?

Our highly experienced physical therapists have been recognized for their expertise in:

  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT)
  • Baby treatment
  • Neuromuscular Electric Stimulation (NMES)
  • Kinesio taping
  • Schroth Scoliosis Therapy Certification
  • Gait assessment
  • Lite-Gait Therapy
  • Orthotic evaluation
  • Clubfoot treatment using the French protocol
  • Therasuit
  • Early Intervention Evaluators and Providers
  • Episodic intensive therapy, including IntelliStretch Therapy and TAAP-treadmill treatments for autism and apraxia protocols
Community Based Therapy programs for physical therapy include:

Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley has several specialty clinics, many that are interdisciplinary, that provide specific and individual care to best suit a child's needs. Physical therapists serve on the below specialty clinics. 

Our staff is motivated to help your infant, child or adolescent learn the skills they will need to live an independent life.

How Do I Get Started?

Contact our Intake Coordinator at 630.282.2022 to ask questions or schedule an appointment.

Are you interested in learning more about our virtual services options? Click here to learn more about Tele-Therapy.
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