Pediatric Physical Therapy

Your children deserve the latest treatments available in the most supportive and compassionate environment possible. At Houston Methodist, our licensed physical, occupational and speech-language therapists provide specialized therapy using the latest equipment and effective techniques to rehabilitate children of all ages, from infants through adolescents.

Pediatric Physical Therapy
The goal of pediatric physical therapy is to improve gait, mobility, gross motor function and developmental skills. To accomplish this goal, we use various treatments: 

  • Coordination activities
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Balance training
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Sensory integration
  • Equipment and assistive device instructions

Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Pediatric occupational therapy focuses on the treatment of upper-extremity conditions that affect a child’s fine motor abilities. We offer treatment options to improve motor skills: 

  • Feeding skills
  • Handwriting
  • Cognition
  • Activities of daily living
  • Self-help skills

Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy
Pediatric speech-language therapy improves or corrects language and speech defects. It is also used to improve swallowing as well as cognition. Our specialists provide treatment that focuses on: 

  • Enhancing articulation
  • Expressive communication
  • Receptive communication
  • Fluency
  • Auditory and linguistic processing
  • Oral motor skills
  • Pragmatic and social skills

At Houston Methodist, we have the physical, occupational and speech-language therapists with the experience and expertise needed for pediatric rehabilitation.


Houston Methodist provides pediatric physical therapy at the following Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine location.