PHYSICAL THERAPY

A Pediatric Physical Therapist assists children in developing or improving gross motor skills and fine motor skills in order to improve their function in everyday life. 

This is done through directed play that is designed to challenge the child while making therapy fun.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

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Benefits

Physical therapy is beneficial to children who have a physical impairment which might include the following symptoms:

  • Muscle Weakness
  • Abnormally Low or High Muscle Tone
  • Limited Joint Mobility
  • Poor Balance
  • Toe Walking
  • Difficulty with gross motor skills such as walking, running, playing on playground equipment or stair climbing
  • Excessive clumsiness, stumbling or frequent falls

SPECIALTIES

Specialty evaluations and interventions are provided in the following areas:

  • Musculoskeletal issues such as strength, muscle tone, control, flexibility, joint motion, endurance and posture
  • Orthopedic issues such as torticollis, hip dysplasia scoliosis, and amputation.
  • Neuromuscular conditions such as Cerebral Palsy
  • Gross motor developmental assessments
  • Coordination and balance training
  • Mobility & transfers, floor mobility, and ambulation
  • Motor Planning
  • Adaptive equipment assessment and training (walkers, standers, wheel chairs, gait trainers, etc.)

Our clinics

We are a multidisciplinary practice founded over a decade ago. Our goal is to provide quality services for infants and children up to 18 years of age. Services and programs are provided within a fun, playful atmosphere in our clinics as well as in homes, schools, and other community sites.
Referrals and Billing

Building Futures accepts referrals from physicians, schools, early intervention programs, community service agencies, parents, and families.  We accept most private insurance plans and are in-network with all Bayou Health Medicade plans.  Please call to verify benefits and coverage.

BAYOU HEALTH PLANS
  • Aetna Better Health
  • AmeriGroup
  • AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Louisiana Heathcare Connections
  • United Health Care
    (Bayou Community)
PRIVATE INSURANCE
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Insurance Management Administrators (IMA)
  • Insurance Systems
  • TriCare (Humana)
  • United Health Care (Commercial)
  • United Health Care (UMR)
  • Vantage