Pediatric Rehabilitation

Pediatric Rehabilitation Services, Evaluation, Treatment Plans at Lima Memorial Health System

Pediatric Rehabilitation

Lima Memorial’s pediatric rehabilitation professionals understand every child’s clinical needs are different. Our occupational, physical and speech-language therapists work closely with you, your family and your physicians to treat a wide range of pediatric conditions.

Focusing on specialized treatment plans dedicated to infants, children and teens with rehabilitative needs, our team works collectively to provide customized rehabilitation plans to address a wide range of symptoms and diagnoses, including but not limited to autism, neurological disorders, orthopaedic conditions, genetic disorders and speech & language disorders. Our services include:

Pediatric Physical Therapy

    • Evaluation and individualized treatment for specific disorders which affect a child's balance, coordination, endurance, range of motion, strength, gait and mobility
    • Treatment for torticollis, a neck tightness that can cause muscle imbalance and abnormal positioning
    • Gross motor skills assessment and treatment
    • Developmental therapy
    • Gross motor skill milestone evaluation
    • Hippotherapy - therapy on horseback
    • Aquatic therapy in a pool setting
    • Appropriate recommendations for orthotic intervention, when indicated
    • Gait analysis, evaluation and training
    • Community-based therapy with early intervention
    • Annual community-based screenings
    • Infant massage - to enhance an infant’s neurological development, promote relaxation and sleep, and improve GI colic issues

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

    • Evaluation and individualized treatment for specific disorders
    • Developmental therapy
    • Fine motor skills assessment
    • Sensory processing
    • Integration of primitive reflexes
    • Development of appropriate socialization and play skills
    • Feeding assessment and treatment with sequential oral sensory (S.O.S.) training for feeding
    • Therapeutic listening program

Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy

    • Evaluation and individualized treatment for specific disorders
    • Articulation and speech-sound disorders assessment and treatment
    • Language evaluation and treatment to gain understanding and use of language
    • Feeding assessment and treatment with sequential oral sensory (S.O.S.) training for feeding
    • Assistive communication assessment, including trialing different devices
    • Language and articulation therapy due to hearing impairment

Request a Referral to Lima Memorial Pediatric Therapy Program

Pediatric therapy services require an order from your child’s healthcare provider. Discuss any concerns about your child with their provider to decide if pediatric therapy is the right choice and what type of therapy is best. Some children may need more than one type of therapy. For help requesting a pediatric therapy referral, or for more information, contact the Lima Memorial Rehabilitation Services at 419-226-504.

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