Paediatric Physiotherapy - Health 2U Singapore

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Health2u offers comprehensive pediatric physiotherapy services to children between the ages of 1 month and 19. Our pediatric team comprises of highly experienced physiotherapists who are dedicated to providing fun and entertaining physiotherapy sessions that motivate children to participate in their treatment and exercise.

Traveling to a clinic can be challenging for children and their families, and that is why we offer home-based services that can take place in the child's home or school environment. This not only provides a convenient option for families but also helps children relax and enjoy their physiotherapy sessions in a familiar environment. Home-based services also make it easier for the child to practice the exercises with their parents or helpers between physiotherapy sessions.

In addition to our pediatric physiotherapy services, we also offer occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, providing a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to care. This approach helps to avoid unnecessary traveling to clinics and makes it easier for families to manage the care of their children without having to arrange for child care for their other children.

Physiotherapy Assessment

When one of our pediatric physiotherapists first assesses your baby or child, they will conduct a thorough evaluation of their movement patterns, posture, strength, and tone of the upper and lower limbs, as well as the movement in their joints. This initial assessment is crucial in determining the child's specific needs and developing a personalised treatment plan.

The physiotherapist will begin by taking a detailed medical history and conducting a physical examination, which will involve observing the child's movements, posture, and muscle tone. They will also evaluate the child's motor skills, including their ability to crawl, stand, and walk, as well as their fine motor skills, such as hand and finger movements.

The physiotherapist will then assess the child's joint mobility and range of motion, checking for any stiffness or limitations in movement. They will also evaluate the child's balance and coordination, as well as their ability to perform age-appropriate activities.

Physiotherapy Treatment

The physiotherapist will develop a treatment plan that is based on the specific needs and goals of the child. The plan will include a range of exercises and techniques that are designed to improve the child's movement, strength, and function. The exercises and techniques included in the treatment plan will be selected to be appropriate for the child's age, ensuring that they are enjoyable and engaging.

It is crucial that treatment is age-appropriate and fun to ensure good compliance and integration into the child's daily routine. All our pediatric physiotherapists understand the importance of making the treatment plan enjoyable for the child, ensuring that they are motivated to participate in their treatment and achieve their goals.

Occupational Therapy and Speech & Language Therapy

We work alongside paediatric OT’s and SALTs who can also see children at home or school.

How Could My Child Benefit From Paediatric Physiotherapy?

There are many causes of children having developmental delay, injury to the brain, orthopaedic or neurological problems. Depending on the individuals’ issues (found in the assessment) there can be problems with mobility, posture, standing, walking, going up stairs, balance and function. The physiotherapist will work on training the large muscles in the body and increasing their strength particularly in the legs, arms and stomach. They will aim to increase the body control and help develop better:

  • Massage to help with soft tissues and muscles
  • Treatments to improve movement in the joints and improve tone
  • Specialist stretching exercises for the child
  • Exercises and stretches will be taught to parents and helpers also so can be done between therapy sessions
  • Easy to follow exercise programmes will be provided
  • Postural advice and general advice
  • Walking aid advice or other mobility aids advice if required

Health2u can order in any equipment for the child that can help with their rehab such as gym balls, exercise bands, wobble cushions, sensory items, mats and any other equipment which will help motivate the child to exercise.

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    Your Therapists

    Aneesa AnsariSpecialist Paediatric Physiotherapist
    Aneesa is a fully registered paediatric physiotherapist with 7 years of experience. She has vast experience dealing with children from infant to young adults with various needs and abilities. She has interned with KKH and worked closely with NUH in the children’s clinic with NUH paediatric doctors. She also has immense experience with community rehabilitation for children. Early intervention with Thye Hwa Kwan EPIC as well as school integration and home-based therapy services with AWWA have helped to enhance her knowledge and skill in this field. She has given talks in hospitals such as Ren Ci and Tertiary Institutions to both public, parents and teachers/educators. Aneesa completed her Diploma in Physiotherapy locally before graduating from Queen Margaret University, Edinburg with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy degree. She has enrolled to complete her Masters in Paediatric Physiotherapy with Monash University, Australia. She continues to upgrade her skills by attending to relevant paediatric courses regularly. She is registered with AHPC and Singapore Physiotherapy Association. Aneesa has experience with a wide spectrum of disorders ranging from neurological conditions like Cerebral Palsy to congenital conditions like SMA, DMD as well as rare disorders like Charcot Marie Tooth and various syndromes. Having a child of her own enables Aneesa to understand challenges face by parents and treat their bubs as her own with patience and love.


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