Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Heartspring physical therapists specialize in helping improve children’s motor function and movement by addressing strength, range of motion, endurance, balance, coordination, and motor control in order to improve a child’s independence.

Our physical therapy services include assistance for:

  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Gait Training
  • Toe-Walking
  • Torticollis and Plagiocephaly (Tight Neck Muscle and Abnormal Head Shape)
  • Aquatics
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Orthotics

Specific treatment tools implemented in physical therapy sessions could include:

  • Partial Body-Weight Treadmill Training
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Physiotools Exercise Programs
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Gait Trainers, Kaye Walkers, Tripod Canes for Gait Training
  • Virtual Reality and Biofeedback- Wii Gaming System with Balance Board and Xbox with Kinect
  • NDT (Neuro-Developmental Treatment)
  • Orthotic Assessment
  • Protokinetics Movement Analysis Software for Gait Analysis
  • Strength Training
  • Endurance Training
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Neuromuscular Electronic Stimulation (NMES)
  • Interactive Metronome (IM)

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Heartspring’s physical therapy staff:

Erin Bullinger

Erin Bullinger

Physical Therapist

Jesica Fitzwilliams

Jesica Fitzwilliams

Physical Therapist