Paediatric Physiotherapy

Our team of physiotherapists here at Canobolas Kids Health work solely with babies, children and adolescents, which brings a unique and family centred approach to our therapy sessions. We understand child development and the impact of growth on a child’s neurological and musculoskeletal systems. We are trained to assess and diagnose concerns or injuries, and when it comes to treatment, we make it fun by adding a little dash of play! Things our physiotherapists can help with include:

Baby and Toddler development​

Child and Adolescent Development



Baby and Toddler development

  • Early intervention for children from birth to 4 years to support your little ones to have the best start possible.
  • Late to reach developmental milestones such as rolling, sitting, crawling and walking.
  • Orthopaedic conditions such as plagiocephaly, torticollis and talipes (turned feet).
  • Neurological disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, muscular dystrophy etc. 

Child and Adolescent Development​

  • Difficulty with gross motor skills, such as running, jumping, hopping and bike riding.
  • Trips and falls
  • Toe walking
  • Neurological disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, muscular dystrophy etc.

Musculoskeletal / Sports

  • Growth related conditions such as Osgood Schlatters (knee pain) and Sever’s disease (heel pain):
  • Ankle Injuries such as sprains, fractures and syndesmosis injuries
  • Knee injuries: ACL tears, MCL tears, Meniscus injury, patella dislocation, patellofemoral pain (runners knee).
  • ACL Injuries – Conservative management and post op rehab. However you choose to manage your ACL injuries our physiotherapists will help support you back to full function. If you’re interested in discussing your management options including without surgery give us a call today.
  • Shoulder injuries such as dislocation, fractures and AC joint sprains.
  • Rehab post conditions such as Perthes, Slipped Capital femoral epiphysis, juvenile arthritis, transient synovitis
  • Fracture management, including waterproof casting – read more about our casting options here (link to waterproof casting in “additional services”).
  • Post operative rehabilitation.
  • Injury prevention, such as the Netball KNEE program
  • Running injuries: Diagnosis, rehabilitation program, running assessment and running re-training.


  • Aquatic Physiotherapy (also known as Hydrotherapy), is physiotherapy performed in warm water. It can assist in improving strength, balance, coordination, endurance and gross motor skills.
  • Aquatic therapy post surgery or immobilisation (e.g. in a cast) is also beneficial for movement and restoring function.