Down Syndrome Physiotherapy
Caregivers residing in the Parramatta area, responsible for people with down syndrome are often unsure of which treatments will be most beneficial to support this congenital condition. It cannot be cured, however, with the right treatment and support, it can assist the person to be fairly independent and live as normal a life as possible.
We recommend down syndrome physiotherapy for our Parramatta locals, as this treatment has been shown to benefit people with this condition in a number of ways.
Advanced PhysiotherapyAdvanced and modern manual therapy and hands on techniques.
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What is physiotherapy for down
syndrome and why should Parramatta
patients choose this treatment?
Physio for down syndrome patients at our Parramatta practice is simply a hands-on treatment using specific massage hand movements to manipulate muscles and joints and improve how they function in the body.
At our practice, patients are thoroughly assessed and treated with the most advanced and modern manual therapy and hands-on techniques to improve posture, balance, and muscle tone, as well as to prevent comorbidities such as spinal issues, obesity and immune disorders commonly associated with this condition.
This treatment offers a host of physical, mental and emotional benefits to our Parramatta patients.
Benefits of down syndrome physiotherapy
Our Patients can expect the following benefits from regular treatment:
- Improve health and well-being
- Increased ability for physical activity
- Reduced developmental delays
- Reduce the potential for injury
- Increased muscle tone and strength
- Improve independence
- Minimise the potential to develop complications and comorbidities
- Reduce pain and discomfort in muscles and joints
- Help stabilise erratic moods
- Improve fine motor skills
Costs for down syndrome physiotherapy at our Parramatta practice
The cost of your initial consultation for down syndrome physiotherapy will depend on your condition and the treatments we will carry out. Once we have done a complete assessment of your condition we will present you with a detailed quote.
If you need more information about our pricing, please give us a call.
How will a therapy session work?
An initial consultation will be set up where the patient will be thoroughly examined, and an individualised and detailed management plan will be presented to achieve the patient’s specific health goals.
At Infinity Allied we ensure our clients’ safety and comfort. We use a combination of hands-on massage techniques and the use of our equipment to help patients achieve their desired outcomes.
Meet Our Team
Meet our team of experienced physiotherapists
here at Allied Infinity Healthcare
Chester graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He is passionate about helping patients with cystic fibrosis and genetic conditions regain their well-being.
JOSHUA DE ROBILLARD
Josh graduated with a postgraduate Doctor of Physiotherapy and has a degree in Speech & Hearing Sciences. Having gained extensive experience in orthopaedics, sports, cardiorespiratory, neurological and private practice settings, he is able to help people of all ages with cystic fibrosis and genetic disorders within the Parramatta area.
Cindy graduated with a Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. She believes that musculoskeletal physiotherapy for Parramatta patients restores movement and improves physical capacity, which will ultimately assist them in achieving their health goals.
To get started on your rehabilitation and treatment plan, you can book an appointment online or call us at (02) 9896 2877. You can also send your enquiries via email or visit our practice in Parramatta which is conveniently located at Shop B, 8 Cowper St, Parramatta NSW 2150.
Our opening hours are Monday to Friday: 9 am – 6 pm.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should you have further questions please read through our frequently asked questions for more information.
How does down syndrome affect physical development, and can physiotherapy assist patients in Parramatta?
This condition usually causes delays in all areas of development. Physiotherapy management of down syndrome for our Parramatta patients can assist them with developing the necessary muscle tone and strength, to develop their gross and fine motor skills, which will improve their physical development milestones.
Yes, a paediatric physiotherapist can assist children by teaching them to move optimally whilst they grow to strengthen the necessary muscles and avoid having to correct this in adulthood.
An occupational therapist (OT) assists patients with improving skills needed for daily activities, therefore both therapists can be beneficial to a down syndrome person. Our Parramatta physiotherapists can work together with an OT to establish the best treatment plan for a patient.