Down Syndrome Physiotherapy
There are many challenges faced by people with Down syndrome on a daily basis, as well as by their caregivers and families. Often times a lack of proper support and a management plan can make these challenges even more difficult.
Infinity Allied offers down syndrome physiotherapy for Cherrybrook residents, to assist in implementing an evidence-based treatment and management plan to help people with down syndrome live a somewhat normal and independent life. Reducing pain and discomfort are some of the benefits the patient will experience.
Advanced PhysiotherapyAdvanced and modern manual therapy and hands on techniques.
1 on 1
Physiotherapy for down syndrome
residents in Cherrybrook
Our physiotherapy for down syndrome patients at our Cherrybrook practice includes manual therapy, which is a hands-on therapeutic massage incorporating different pressures, trigger-point therapy, and the use of specialised equipment to release tension and stress in muscles, and joints as well as improve the overall functioning of the body.
We do also make use of hot and cold packs, dry needling, exercise physiology and taping as supportive treatments.
Advantages of Cherrybrook patients having regular down syndrome physiotherapy
Down syndrome cannot be cured but with the help of a comprehensive and consistent management plan, people with this condition can enjoy a number of benefits that will go a long way in helping them live the most normal life possible.
- Improve immunity
- Increase well-being and health
- Improved ability for physical activity
- Improve developmental milestones
- Reduce the potential for injury
- Increased muscle tone
- Strengthen muscles
- Improve independence for daily activities
- Reduce the potential for comorbidities
- Reduce pain and discomfort in muscles and joints
- Balance moods
- Improve fine motor & gross motor skills
- A better understanding of self-care
Price of treatment at our Cherrybrook practice
The cost of a down syndrome physiotherapy session at our Cherrybrook practice will be dependent on your condition and recommended treatment plan.
The initial consult will include a complete assessment of your condition, where we will be able to provide you with a detailed quote based on the treatment recommended. To find out more about national disability cover, you need to be an NDIS participant, and you can contact them directly for more information.
What to expect at a session
In an initial consultation, we will examine the patient thoroughly, and develop an individualised treatment plan specifically catered for down syndrome. We take great care in educating patients and their families on how to incorporate recommended exercises and lifestyle adjustments consistently to ensure the best results.
At Infinity Allied we aim to make all patients feel safe and comfortable at all times throughout their sessions.
Meet Our Team
Meet our Cherrybrook team
Our Allied health team aim to provide safe and comprehensive services for people seeking a physiotherapist for Down syndrome.
As a passionate physiotherapist, Daniel set himself a mission is to guide clients through pain free movement and improved overall well being. With experience in both sports and hospital environments, Daniel have honed the skills in assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions. He believes in a holistic approach, tailoring individualised treatment plans that address both physical and psychological aspects of pain and strive to empower clients by equipping them with knowledge and exercises to manage their injuries. The most rewarding part of being a physio for David is when he see his clients returning to doing the things they love doing.
Vincent graduated with a Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 2022. He is passionate about providing a holistic approach to patient care and treatment. He utilizes manual techniques, exercises prescription and self-management strategies to help patients get back to pre-injury levels and reach their respective goals.
Ying graduated from the University of Sydney with Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2019.
Ying is especially passionate in the disability and paediatric sector, and has experience working with children with various conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), Global Developmental Delay (GDD), and other neuro-developmental challenges.
Ying believes that children best develop their skills through play, and therefore adopts a play-based approach to therapy to facilitate children’s gross motor development.
Our physical address is Cherrybrook Village Shopping Centre, T12, 41-47, Shepherds Drive, Cherrybrook NSW 2126, Australia
Find us in the Cherrybrook Village Shopping Centre. (Opposite to Woolworths checkout).
Our clinic in Cherrybrook is easily accessible, with parking on-site and street parking available nearby.
We are open Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should you require more information please read through our frequently asked questions or kindly contact us directly.
How does down syndrome affect physical development & how can physiotherapy help patients in Cherrybrook?
This condition causes a person to have low muscle tone and weakness. Physiotherapy management of down syndrome for our Cherrybrook patients can assist with physical development by improving muscle tone and strength, which in turn helps develop their gross and fine motor skills.
In the long-term physiotherapy for down syndrome, people can help them stay fit and healthy, and avoid developing any complications as well as diseases commonly associated with this condition.
Is occupational therapy or physiotherapy in Cherrybrook the better treatment option for a down syndrome person?
A physiotherapist treats a person with down syndrome with different types of massage techniques to improve their physical abilities, whereas an occupational therapist (OT) assists them by improving the skills needed to easily complete their daily activities.
Both therapies can be beneficial to a down syndrome person. Our Cherrybrook therapists can work together with an OT to establish the best treatment plan for a patient.