What is Pediatric Physiotherapy?

The Kootenay Kids Physiotherapist assesses movement, coordination, posture and strength and promotes a child’s development through play based assessment and intervention.

When

Tuesday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Age Range

0-6 Years (or Kindergarten entry)

Fee

Free

Location

The Yellow House
804 Stanley Street,
Nelson, British Columbia

Contact

Tel: 250-505-1171

Fax: 250-505-1172

Additional Information

Referral Form
Intake Form

A physiotherapy program for children ages 0–6 years.

The Kootenay Kids Physiotherapist assesses movement, coordination, posture and strength and promotes a child’s development through play based assessment and intervention.

The Physiotherapist may do some of the following:

  • Evaluate a child’s movements and abilities
  • Assess and help to promote a child’s motor development
  • Assess a child’s limb and postural alignment and advise on the need for bracing or orthotics
  • Check muscle tone and strength, range of motion, balance, postural reactions, movement patterns, body awareness and motor planning
  • Assess the need for specialized equipment
  • Provide recommendations on activities to help promote development
  • Provide information and education to community groups.

To refer a child to our therapy program, please fill out the referral form and either fax, email, or drop off at the therapies office. Any person directly connected to the child is able to refer. If the referral source is not the caregiver, then verbal or written consent is needed before submitting. Once you have your first appointment, booked please fill out the intake form and bring to your appointment.