Our Mission is to help children and young adults with all abilities, build the functional skills required to move well, reach their goals and engage in the community.
What is Active Strides?
Our aim is to remove the stigma of DISABILITY and focus on ABILITY
Paediatric Therapy Services.
Our paediatric therapists specialise in movement development for babies, children and young adults. We assist in many aspects of child physical and neurological development, using a variety of interventions such as; DMI therapy and play based interventions, to achieve the best functional outcomes.
Who Can We Help?
Paediatric delayed developmental or gross motor milestones
Sitting, crawling, standing, walking jumping, running
Cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Autism, Brain injury, muscular dystrophies and other congenital syndromes or conditions
Limps, leg length discrepancies, bow legs, pronating feet, knock knees, pigeon toe (Intoeing), tight hamstrings, toe walkers
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
coordination, clumsiness, balance problems
Hyper-mobility and low muscle tone
E.g. Sever’s disease, Osgood Schlatters Syndrome.
Postural related pains
Adolescent sporting injuries and return to sport
Post operative and fracture rehabilitation
Concussion assessment and management
Exercise for emotional regulation in young adults
Mental health, anxiety, depression, disordered eating and self esteem.
Young women in sport and fitness
Movement, exercise, mentorship, pilates.
Family support network
We are a team of experienced health professionals with a passion for working with people of all abilities.
Worried about the way your child moves? Feel like they are not “keeping up with their peers”? Or maybe you even notice they are a little bit floppy or clumsy? Contact us to see if we can help or download our free movement assessment.
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