Paediatric Clinic at Inner North Physiotherapy Thornbury

Inner North Physiotherapy provide quality care for paediatric conditions to the local areas of Inner North including Thornbury, Northcote, Westgarth, Brunswick, Preston, Coburg, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Collingwood, Abbotsford, Alphington and Reservoir.

At Inner North Physiotherapy we have a special clinic dedicated to Paediatric Physiotherapy.  Our clinic offers a comprehensive approach to treating a wide range of conditions that affect babies, children and adolescents aged 0-18 years. Our highly educated staff has extensive experience in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, sporting, neurological and developmental paediatric health.

Our Paediatric Clinic is lead by our experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist Brendan Egan. Brendan has almost 30 years experience treating children including many years working at the Royal Children’s Hospital. He understands the impact paediatric health issues can have on your child and family.

Brendan and the INP team are highly trained and provide the best level of care for a wide range of paediatric conditions. Using a hands-on and evidence-based approach, we achieve outstanding results. We will educate you and your child about their condition and provide a personalised plan tailored to your child’s needs. Our extensive experience in managing paediatric conditions will ensure the best outcome for your child and family.

Why we make a difference

We can help.

Our experienced physiotherapists are experts in child development including gross motor skills, physical activity and biomechanical changes.  We provide treatment, management and education to enhance quality of life of children age 0-18 years.  Our experienced physiotherapists will partner with you in this process by doing the following:

✓ Conducting a thorough examination to address your child’s needs

✓ Using the best available evidence and draw on extensive clinical experience to manage your child’s condition

✓ Assisting you and your child with a tailored comprehensive plan

✓ Liaising with your other health professionals (such as GP, Paediatrician, MCH nurse), teacher, coach and refer to a specialist if required.

✓ We will be a valuable resource to help you understand your child’s condition and get the best results.

We frequently treat

  • Plagiocephaly (mis-shapen head)
  • Torticollis/wry neck
  • Positional Talipes
  • Metatarsus Adductus
  • Developmental issues
  • In-toeing Gait
  • Patellofemoral pain
  • Spinal problems
  • Persistent Pain
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Fractures
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Rehabilitation following trauma or illness
  • Sports injuries
  • Neck and back issues (school bags and computers)
  • Severs disease

Call us on 9089 6666 to make an appointment or to enquire about our paediatric services

Our practice offers a service that stands apart, as we value excellence in quality care delivered by highly educated, empathetic and experienced physiotherapists.