Physiotherapy (PT) helps in the development, rehabilitation, and improvement of movement skills and performance. Physiotherapist works on gross motor skills such as sitting, standing, and walking, as well as improving flexibility, strength, and endurance.
Right from the birth a journey of developmental milestones begins. Each baby is different, not all babies develop at the same time. Parents can also help their babies to achieve certain motor developmental milestones by incorporating exercises planned by physiotherapist under the guidance of your child’s paediatrician.
The order of normal motor development is:
You should seek help if:
If your baby is experiencing any of the above, it may be either due to delayed development o could be due to some other defect. It is best advised that you consult a doctor and post recommendations include physio in your baby’s life. Normal activations to increase the baby’s mobility always give promising results. To highlight the growth and the progress of your baby, it is advised that you keep a baby book and document all the positive steps and results.