Bill Physiotherapy offers schools and nurseries an insight into a
proactive approach to the musculo skeletal well being of children.
It also provides a means of informing carers and keeping
Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy can offer specialist advice for
educational environments that would prefer their carers to develop
their skills at their workplace.
in Somerset County Gazette August 19th 2010. Local schools visited
included Oakfield Day Nursery and Wellington Junior School)
ORTHOPAEDIC PHYSIOTHERAPISTS WORK IN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS?
Orthopaedic Physiotherapist works with families, carers, teachers,
health and other Health
as Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists and other networks to
develop integrated management strategies for
programs can include designing individual treatment programs, and
group work for clients with similar needs.
Physiotherapists provide a service for children with injuries or
musculo skeletal needs, so that they have the optimal physical
environment in their educational settings.
A CHILD TO AN ORTHOPAEDIC PHYSIOTHERAPIST
child can be referred for a physiotherapy assessment through your Nursery, School or
College Sister, Doctor or directly by the child's parent/guardian.
are welcome to contact a physiotherapist to discuss the appropriateness of a referral.
one in five parents know how much time children need to spend
exercising per day.
are plenty of ways kids can get active during the school day.
> Walking to and from school is great exercise. If you have concerns
about safety, walk with your children and bring younger siblings along on reins
as soon as they’re walking competently. If time is a problem for working
parents, is there a local walk-to-school
scheme children can join?
> Make the walk more fun by telling stories and playing games, like
I-spy or spotting different types of car, as you go
> Give your child a sense of achievement by giving them a pedometer,
which measures the number of steps they take
> If you’re a teacher or teaching assistant on duty during break
time, tell children about the games you used
to play as a child. Show them how to play hopscotch, skipping
and tag, for example.
BSc Hons Physiol. Reg with Health Professions Council
and CSP member. CRB Approved
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