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Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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Our Specialty Programs

Specialized care through specialty teams

Pediatric Physical and Specialty Therapy provides physical, occupational and speech therapy, delivered through specialty teams. We use evidence-based treatment techniques and creative approaches to engage children and maximize the benefits they receive from therapy.

Our specialty programs

 


Animal-assisted therapy (AAT)

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) allows for more effective treatment of patients and has been shown to improve therapy outcomes. The therapy has been highly motivational to students and patients in reaching their therapeutic goals including walking, dressing and speaking.

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Conditions we treat

Our therapists are trained to treat children with the following diagnoses:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Down syndrome
  • Developmental delay
  • Learning disabilities
  • Prematurity
  • Autism
  • Failure to thrive
  • Dysphasia
  • Feeding/eating disorders
  • Cleft palate
  • Neurological disorders
  • Sensory integration disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury/stroke
  • Genetic disorders
  • Chromosomal abnormalities
  • Apraxia/developmental coordination disorder
  • Joint laxity/hypermobility
  • Spina bifida
  • Brachial plexus
  • Post-concussion
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Generalized weakness


Our specialized care is backed by advanced specialty certifications and the vast experience of our teams.

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