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Pediatric rehabilitation

Rehabilitation refers to the process of helping a patient recover from a serious injury or illness. Patients often have to regain strength and learn new ways of completing normal, daily activities. Physical therapy, a branch of rehabilitation, focuses on building strength and mobility after disease, injury or surgery.

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Children's rehabilitation services in Loxahatchee, Florida

We are proud to provide Palm Beach, Hendry, St. Lucie, Broward and Dade Counties with comprehensive pediatric outpatient therapy services.

The Children’s Therapy Center at HCA Florida Palms West Hospital offers a range of rehabilitative therapy services for kids 18 years old and younger. Our focus is to help your child overcome obstacles to achieve their potential with a skilled staff specialized in orthopedic, neurological, congenital and developmental disorders. Our outpatient rehabilitation center is located on the campus of HCA Florida Palms West Hospital at 12977 Southern Blvd., Suite 101.

Conditions our therapy specialists treat

The Children's Therapy Center at HCA Florida Palms West Hospital, offers a comprehensive range of therapy services for chidden up to 18 years of age. We are the most comprehensive hospital-affiliated pediatric outpatient therapy center in Palm Beach County. Our focus is to help your child overcome obstacles to achieve their potential with a skilled staff specialized in orthopedic, neurological, congenital and developmental disorders. We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of medical and developmental diagnoses and conditions including:

  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Auditory processing disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
  • Birth defects
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Craniofacial anomalies, including difficulties with cleft lip and palate speech and feeding
  • Cognitive and perceptual deficits
  • Concussion management
  • Developmental delays
  • Downs syndrome
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders, including food aversion
  • Fine and gross motor coordination deficits
  • Hand injuries/splinting and hand function impairments
  • Language/learning and speech disorders
  • Movement and developmental disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Neurological-based disorders
  • Oral/motor deficits
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Prematurity
  • Scoliosis (idiopathic and neuromuscular)
  • Sensory motor/processing deficits/sensory integration
  • Spina bifida/myelomeningocele
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic brain injury

Rehabilitation services we offer

When your child comes to our hospital for pediatric care, you can take comfort in knowing they will receive treatment tailored to their needs.

Areas of specialization

Our therapists are highly trained and experienced in providing family-centered and innovative treatment for the following:

  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Feeding and swallowing difficulties, including food aversion
  • Hand function impairment
  • Infant development
  • Movement and developmental disorders
  • Sensory integration

Child life specialist

We know that when your child is in the hospital, it can be a stressful time for your family. Because of this, our child life specialists will be there to support your child through therapeutic play and developmentally appropriate activities. They will also be there to help guide your family and address any questions you may have.

Accepting, convenient children's therapy center

We focus not only on skill development but also on play, sports, socialization, language and teamwork. Rehabilitative programs we offer include youth sports medicine, aquatic therapy and Handwriting Without Tears®.

We know an effective children's therapy program needs to be accommodating and convenient. Because of this, our therapy program:

  • Accepts most insurance, including Medicaid
  • Is open during afternoon and evening hours
  • Offers coordinated care with school-based therapies
  • Provides customized and one-on-one treatment programs

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