Physiotherapy is:

  • A service to help children/youth with movement difficulties to help them achieve their maximum level of functional independence and mobility.
  • A service provided by registered Physiotherapists and Therapy Assistants
  • A service to promote motor development and function, foster independence and increase participation in daily activities and routines at home, school, childcare and community
  • A service that can assist if you have concerns for your child in some of the following areas:
    • Muscle and joint function
    • Strength and endurance
    • Mobility and gait
    • Cardiopulmonary status
    • Balance and coordination
    • Posture and stability
    • Sensory and neuromotor development
    • Equipment, splinting and bracing needs
    • Transfers and lifts
    • Safety and accessibility

 

Physiotherapy services include:

  • Assessment, Treatment and consultation to children, youth and their families
  • Direct individual and group therapy sessions
  • Interdisciplinary team work
  • Consultation and training workshops for parents, caregivers, day care staff, teachers.
  • Home programs so parents and caregivers can support goals in everyday environment

 

Referral to physiotherapy services:

  • Call: One Kids Place: 1-866-626-9100 You will be given a date and time for a full intake from OKP Central Intake service
  • Online: Download the Referral Form and mail or fax to One Kids Place
  • Third party referrals with parent/guardian permission are accepted

 

Physiotherapy PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

  • Children/youth aged 0-19 who reside within the Districts of Muskoka, Nipissing and Parry Sound requiring preschool and/or specialized services
  • One Kids Place is the provider of School Therapy Services through the North East Community Care Access Centre (NECCAC) for the Districts of Nipissing and Parry Sound (see School Therapy Services)