Paediatric Physiotherapy Clifton Hill
Our paediatric physiotherapists Brendan Egan and Dora Konya have over twenty years experience working with children and adolescents with a range of conditions. They understand the impact paediatric health issues can have on your child and family.
Brendan has presented at national and international conferences and is co-author and editor of a book on sporting choices for boys with Haemophilia. Dora is completing a masters of Paediatric Physiotherapy.
Brendan and Dora are available for consultation at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy offering paediatric physiotherapy for families in Clifton Hill, Fitzroy, Collingwood, Abbotsford, Northcote, Brunswick, Preston, Alphington, Fairfield, Thornbury, and Carlton.
What is special about our Paediatric Physiotherapists?
We have the expertise and training to treat babies through to adolescents, providing thorough assessment and development of an individual programme to suit your child’s needs. He receives referrals from specialists and GP’s from all over Victoria. He regularly advises families on a wide range of issues (see below). Brendan will work in partnership with your school, doctor or other health professionals as required to meet your child’s needs.
Plagiocephaly (mis-shapen head), Torticollis/wry neck, Positional Talipes, Metatarsus Adductus, Developmental issues, In-toeing Gait, Patellofemoral pain, Spinal problems, Persistent Pain, Juvenile Arthritis, Fractures, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rehabilitation following trauma or illness, Sports injuries, Neck and back issues (school bags and computers), Severs disease, Sensory/motor deficits
What to expect on your first visit
We will assess and provide treatment to your child, including an individual programme that will assist the child and their family. A programme may involve the use of activities to increase strength, balance, co-ordination, and function. If appropriate, games, toys, or other special equipment may be used.