What does a physical therapist do for kids?
After an injury, physical therapists work to decrease pain, improve movement, and help kids return to daily activities. They teach kids exercises designed to help them regain strength and range of motion, and also show kids and families how to prevent future injuries.
Why would a 5 year old need physical therapy?
Physical Therapy Helps Children With Developmental Delays:
Improve balance. Improve strength. Improve motor skills.
What do pediatric physical therapists make?
Pediatric Physical Therapists in America make an average salary of $74,730 per year or $36 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $103,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $53,000 per year.