Specialized Pediatric Physical Therapy Services
Dr. Lima Iype, a seasoned and compassionate physical therapist, specializes in pediatric physical therapy, delivering top-tier care to babies, toddlers, and children. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, she offers a comprehensive range of services uniquely tailored to address the specific needs of each child.
Recognizing the individuality of every young patient, Dr. Lima invests time and attention in understanding their distinct challenges and aspirations. Through her personalized approach, she ensures that every visit yields success and enables her patients to achieve their fullest potential.
With Dr. Lima as their trusted guide, children receive not only expert physical therapy but also compassionate support along their journey to wellness. By combining her extensive experience and genuine empathy, she empowers young lives, unlocking their potential.
If you're looking exceptional pediatric physical therapy that fosters growth, resilience, and a brighter future, Dr. Lima may be a great fit for your child and family.
Pediatric physical therapy is available at both Lima PT locations.
Dr. Lima Offers Extensive Expertise in Pediatric Physical Therapy For Many Conditions Including:
Torticollis is a condition in which an infant holds his or her head tilted to one side and has difficulty turning the head to the opposite side. It affects the baby either at birth, which is called “congenital muscular torticollis”, or after birth called “acquired torticollis”
Plagiocephaly (Flat Head)
Plagiocephaly, commonly known as flat head syndrome, occurs when an infant's head develops a flat spot due to external pressure. At LimaPT, we specialize in providing effective interventions for plagiocephaly, utilizing techniques such as repositioning, stretching exercises, and more to promote proper head shape and development.
Developmental delays refer to delays in reaching milestones or acquiring skills expected for a child's age. Dr. Lima is experienced in working with children experiencing developmental delays. We offer personalized therapy plans that focus on improving gross and fine motor skills, cognitive development, social interaction, and communication to help children reach their full potential.
Hypotonia (Low Muscle Tone)
Hypotonia, or low muscle tone, can affect a child's strength, coordination, and motor skills. At LimaPT, we specialize in providing comprehensive therapy for children with hypotonia. Our skilled therapist utilizes therapeutic exercises, activities, and techniques to improve muscle tone, strength, and overall motor function, helping children achieve better mobility and independence.
Sensory Processing Disorder
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) involves challenges in processing sensory information, leading to difficulties with sensory regulation and integration. At Lima PT, we offer specialized therapy approaches to help children with SPD. Dr. Lima focuses on creating a sensory-friendly environment and implementing sensory integration techniques to improve sensory processing, self-regulation, and overall functional abilities.
Orthopedic injuries can affect the bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments, causing pain, limited mobility, and functional limitations. Lima PT provides comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation services, including personalized treatment plans, therapeutic exercises, manual therapy techniques, and modalities to promote healing, restore function, and facilitate a safe return to daily activities and sports.
Balance and Coordination Difficulties
Balance and coordination difficulties can impact a child's ability to move, participate in activities, and maintain stability. Dr. Lima specializes in addressing balance and coordination challenges. Through targeted exercises, balance training, coordination activities, and sensory integration techniques, we help children improve their balance, coordination, and overall motor skills.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) encompass a range of neurodevelopmental conditions that impact communication, social interaction, and behavior. Lima PT offers specialized therapy services for children with ASD. Dr. Lima employs evidence-based interventions, individualized strategies, and structured play activities to support communication skills, social engagement, sensory integration, and overall development.
Urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine, which can be a source of embarrassment and discomfort. At Lima PT, we specialize in the treatment of urinary incontinence in children. We offer comprehensive evaluations and develop personalized treatment plans that may include pelvic floor exercises, bladder retraining techniques, behavior modification strategies, and lifestyle modifications to improve bladder control and reduce episodes of urinary incontinence.
Urinary Frequency / Urgency
Urinary frequency and urgency involve a frequent and strong urge to urinate, which can disrupt daily activities. Lima PT provides specialized therapy for children experiencing urinary frequency and urgency. Dr. Lima works closely with patients to identify triggers and develop strategies to manage and regulate bladder function. This may include pelvic floor exercises, bladder retraining techniques, fluid management, and behavioral interventions to reduce urinary frequency and urgency.
Enuresis / Bedwetting
Enuresis, commonly known as bedwetting, is the involuntary release of urine during sleep beyond the age at which bladder control is typically expected. At Lima PT, we offer comprehensive therapy for children struggling with enuresis. We employ a combination of approaches, including bladder training, behavior modification techniques, pelvic floor exercises, and education to help children achieve nighttime dryness and regain confidence.
Constipation refers to infrequent or difficult bowel movements that can cause discomfort and pain. Lima PT provides specialized therapy for children experiencing constipation. Dr. Lima works with families to develop personalized treatment plans that may include dietary modifications, bowel retraining techniques, pelvic floor exercises, and behavior management strategies to improve bowel function and alleviate constipation.
Encopresis is the involuntary soiling or soiling accidents in children who have already reached the age of toilet training. Lima PT offers specialized therapy for children dealing with encopresis. We focus on bowel retraining techniques, dietary modifications, pelvic floor exercises, and behavior management strategies to help children regain bowel control and establish healthy bowel habits.