Our pediatric rehabilitation department offers a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of infants to adolescent patients. Our pediatric therapists are required to have a Master’s Degree, state licensing and specialty training. We work closely with parents and caregivers and give them an opportunity to become an active participant in their child’s therapy. We educate and train them for carryover activities to help achieve the best possible results.
The direct phone number to the pediatric department at St. Luke's North is: 484-526-6578
Pediatric Occupational Therapy Enables appropriate and independent play, fine motor skills, sensory integration based therapy, visual motor skills, visual perceptual skills and self-help skills.
Pediatric Physical Therapy Assesses and treats strength, gross motor skills, muscle tone, range of motion and overall mobility in order to improve and maximize independent function and safety within the daily environment.
Pediatric Speech Therapy Evaluates and treats disorders of articulation, language, fluency, voice, feeding, swallowing, and combinations of these in order to allow the patient to communicate functionally and add alternative/augmentative communication effectively and safely.
The coordination of care between our occupational and speech-language therapists helped one of our younger patients, Sophie regain her ability to communicate: