A child may be appropriate for a physical therapy evaluation if he/she:
"floppy" or "stiff".
uncoordinated or trips often.
unusual movement patterns.
able to do activities that his/her peers are able to do.
tired easily or appears weak
Walks "funny" or toe-walks.
diagnosis such as cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, autism, developmental
delay, hydrocephalus, prematurity and many others.
is not all-inclusive, and an evaluation is necessary to determine if
physical therapy is appropriate for the child.