Physical Therapy Homepage
Welcome to my Physical Therapy web site!!
Physical therapy involves the development of gross motor skills. Your child may be working on gross motor skills that include: muscle strength, trunk postural control, balance, coordination, and locomotion skills.
Activities in these areas may include:
Strength- crab walking, sit-ups, push-ups, scooter board activities
Postural Control or Trunk Stability- dead cockroach, superman, standing on one foot
Balance- walking on a line, walking on a balance beam, stair negotiation, balancing on a rocker board
Coordination- ball skills, jumping jacks, cross crawls, moving arms and legs in a pattern while sitting on a therapy ball, jumping rope
Locomotion- walking, running, jumping, galloping, hopping, and skipping