Peak Physical Therapy to Offer Intensive Pediatric Program

BRAINTREE, Mass. - Aug. 11, 2023 - PRLog -- Peak Physical Therapy & Sports Performance, a South Shore practice specializing in unique programs that provide comprehensive treatment in orthopedic, spine and sports medicine specialties, is offering a physical therapy intensive program at their Pediatric Center for the first time this summer.

The intensive program provides pediatric patients with one on one therapy with a pediatric physical therapist for one hour long sessions five days in a row. The unique model program is designed for infants through 12 year old patients with developmental conditions. Patients with congenital issues, significant developmental delays, cerebral palsy, autism and gross motor delays can benefit from the program. Research has shown that increased dosage of physical therapy can be very effective.

The Pediatric clinic located at 501 John Mahar Highway in Braintree opened last year and has recently added more square footage to accommodate patients. The clinic treats patients from newborns to young adults. The state-of-the-art clinic is outfitted with equipment that can rehabilitate a wide variety of conditions from neurological issues such as cerebral palsy and spinal cord issues. In addition they treat developmental delays, torticollis, gait disorders, genetic disorders and more. They are also able to do equipment evaluations. Specialized equipment includes light gait ambulation system and a suspension balance system.

The specially trained therapists at the Pediatric Center will work with infants, children, young adults and their families to assist each child in reaching their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation in home, school and the community. The therapists have expertise in movement, motor development and body structure.

"Our program director Heather Hanson has been following the research of this model of physical therapy and recommended we offer it this summer," said Eric Edelman, PT, Founder of Peak Physical & Sports Performance. "The consistent, repetitive practice of a motor skill can offer real improvement in young patients. We are pleased to be add this additional program  to patients in our pediatric practice."

About Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance

Peak Physical Therapy & Sports Performance has thirteen clinics in Norwell, Scituate, Quincy, Pembroke, Braintree, Hanover, East Bridgewater, Cohasset and East Milton including three pelvic health centers and a pediatric center. Their services include spinal ( and sports injury programs (, and have also developed specialized programs that address postsurgical rehabilitation (, vestibular disorders (, fall prevention (, post-concussion syndrome (, pediatrics, TMJ disorders (, women's health issues (, men's health issues, aquatic therapy ( and more. These specialized programs combined with their state-of-the-art facilities allow them to meet the unique needs of their patients and achieve the fastest results. For additional information, please call 781-347-4686 or visit

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