Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

At Norton Children’s, we are dedicated to providing rehabilitation that meets the needs of your child and family. Our licensed therapists evaluate and treat infants through young adults for a wide range of diagnoses.

Upon request by your medical provider, a thorough evaluation of your child’s need for rehabilitation services will be provided. Each evaluation will include therapeutic and diagnostic exams and tests. Our treatment plans are designed to take advantage of technology, research and treatment techniques, including various age-appropriate play and other activities, in order to meet established goals and outcomes for your child.

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Norton Children’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, offers physiatry and rehabilitation medicine. Our board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians and licensed therapists evaluate and treat infants through young adults for a wide range of injuries and conditions.

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Pediatric Rehabilitation Services

Our pediatric rehabilitation services include physical, occupational and speech therapy. Our licensed therapists can evaluate and treat infants through young adults for a wide range of diagnoses.

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Child Life and Expressive Therapies

Expressive therapies are offered through the Norton Children’s child life departments. These therapies include art, music, drama and movement. They are offered as part of daily programming. Expressive therapies provide opportunities for creative and nonverbal expression, which can be diagnostically and therapeutically helpful. Over time, a collection of work created during therapy provides a record of the child’s progress.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

At Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, our cardiac rehabilitation program provides supervised exercise, lifestyle education, and psychological and social support. Following specifications from your child’s physician, our providers will create a customized cardiac rehab program.

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