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Pediatric rehabilitation

Rehabilitation refers to the process of helping a patient recover from a serious injury or illness. Patients often have to regain strength and learn new ways of completing normal, daily activities. Physical therapy, a branch of rehabilitation, focuses on building strength and mobility after disease, injury or surgery.

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Pediatric rehabilitation center in Nashville, Tennessee

Our pediatric rehabilitation program provides your child with the therapeutic support they need to thrive.

Pediatric rehabilitation at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial helps babies, children and adolescents get the help they need to live life fully. Our therapists have special training to work with children of all ages, so they understand how to best support your child. Whether your child needs physical therapy following surgery or speech therapy so they can better communicate, we offer the services that will help them succeed.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Conditions we treat in pediatric rehabilitation

Our pediatric physical therapists are committed to helping your child make progress at the right pace for them. We treat patients with a range of conditions, including:

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Balance and coordination deficits
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Cognitive delays
  • Developmental delays
  • Feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • Gait disorders
  • Hearing loss
  • Language delays
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Sensory processing disorder
  • Speech disorders
  • Spina bifida
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Voice disorders

Pediatric rehabilitation services we offer

Our therapists collaborate with parents, teachers and other healthcare professionals to design effective treatment plans and create an environment that is fun and encouraging for the child.

Pediatric physical therapy

Our physical therapy program incorporates exercise, manual therapy, play therapy and aquatics to improve your child's flexibility, coordination, balance and strength.

Pediatric occupational therapy

Occupational therapy helps your child achieve the skills they need for their day-to-day life such as zipping their jacket or brushing their teeth. Through the development of fine motor skills and strength, your child will be better prepared to handle tasks that require small, steady movements.

Pediatric speech therapy

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) help your child develop essential communication skills for interacting with others. We work with children who have neurological speech disorders as well as articulation and phonological disorders. We also provide assessments that track your child's progress as they learn.

Pediatric feeding therapy

Feeding and swallowing issues can impact all areas of your child's life. If your child is having trouble eating or retaining nutrition, feeding therapy can help them gain the skills they need to eat age-appropriate meals.

Where are we located?

Our primary pediatric rehabilitation center is located in The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial in downtown Nashville. Free lot and garage parking are available across the street from our main entrance.

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