If your infant has a tendency to always turn their head to one side, an experienced pediatric physiotherapist at Active Solution Physiotherapy Verdun will develop a treatment plan specifically for your your child. Call now to book your appointment: (514) 767-6858.
What does Gross Motor Developmental Delay mean?
Gross Motor Skills are large body movements - rolling, crawling, walking, running and jumping. Fine Motor Skills include grasping and manipulating objects. Any delay in attaining gross motor skills is referred to as Gross Motor Developmental Delay.
What are the different factors that can affect Motor Development?
- Insufficient stimulation
- Neurological problems (ie. Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Ataxia)
- Mental (cognitive) delay
- Diseases of the muscles
- Vision problems
How can physiotherapy help my child's Gross Motor Developmental Delay?
After thorough assessment, an Active Solution Physiotherapy pediatric physiotherapist will identify the underlying cause of your child’s developmental delay. Through playful activities, your child will develop motor skills with practice, guidance and assistance from your physiotherapist. Together, you will learn to encourage and stimulate your child to achieve important gross motor development milestones (rolling, crawling, walking, etc.).
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Make an appointment now for your child with our pediatric physiotherapists in Montreal / Verdun. Call (514) 767-6858 or fill in the form on our Contact US page if you would like us to call you.