Bones, Joints, and Muscles
Head and Neck
Your child may experience bone, joint, or muscle injuries such as fractures (breaks), sprains and strains. Sometimes medical conditions can cause problems with bones, joints, or muscles. Learning how to handle these can make recovery and daily activities easier. Pediatric rehabilitation can help if your child is having challenges in this area of health and development.
Remember to talk to your healthcare providers for any questions or concerns that you have.
Children may break their bones (fracture) in falls, accidents, or other activities. Sometimes these broken bones need to have surgery to be fixed. This is often called orthopedic surgery. Children may also have orthopedic surgery for other reasons. Pediatric rehabilitation can help with recovery. Learn how to help your child to recover and manage their daily activities.
Your child may injure their joints or muscles in many ways. Sometimes pain or problems can start during growth spurts or while participating in sports. Pediatric rehabilitation can help if your child is recovering from an injury. Learn how to help your child to manage joint or muscle injuries such as sprains and strains.
Elbow and knee
Pediatric therapy services are offered throughout Alberta. Check out which ones are right for you.
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