Pediatric Physical Therapy and Programs

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    At SSM Health Physical Therapy, we are dedicated to improving the lives of our patients throughout the various stages of their lifespan. Our experienced pediatric therapists are able to evaluate and treat children from birth to age 21, with developmental, neuromuscular, and orthopedic conditions. Our highly trained clinical team takes pride in developing a specific and specialized program for your child that allows him or her to participate in age appropriate functional and play tasks with their peers, participate in school activities, and be an active members of the community.  Our therapists’ advanced clinical training allows us to apply the play-based model of treatment while clearly communicating with the parents and family in order to reach your child’s goals. 

    For infants, toddlers, children, and teens, the team of therapists at SSM Health Physical Therapy will work with your child to address changes in strength, loss of range of motion, abnormal gait and balance, decreased participation, and developmental delay due to the following diagnosis:

    • Avulsion Fractures
    • Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction
    • Cancer
    • Club Foot
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Coordination Difficulties
    • Cranial Asymmetries
    • Down Syndrome
    • Genetic Disorders
    • Gross Motor Delay
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Legg-Calves-Perthes
    • Musculoskeletal Growing Pains
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Stroke
    • Toe Walking
    • Torticollis

     …And much more!


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    SSM Health Physical Therapy is a proud affiliate of SSM Health Cardinal Glennon at our outpatient locations in:

    • Dardenne Prairie in St. Charles County
    • Florissant in North County 

    At these locations, we are able to emphasize the multidiscipline approach including Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy.   These specific locations are better suited to address therapy needs associated with autism, handwriting, feeding difficulties, sensory issues, social skills development, articulation disorders, cleft lip/palate, language delays, oral motor difficulties, and voice, fluency, and vocal cord dysfunction.

    For more information about how SSM Health Physical Therapy can help your pediatric patient, call 800.518.1626, or contact the Pediatric Program with any questions.