Pediatric Rehabilitation

At Genesis HealthCare System our mission is compassionate, quality healthcare. This mission is carried out beginning with our youngest patients.

You can be assured that your children are receiving quality care. Our compassionate therapists excel at providing the specialized therapy your child requires for children ages birth to 13.

Conditions we treat

We provide comprehensive pediatric rehabilitation for children who have developmental delays or physical challenges due to trauma, disease or a genetic condition. The treatments are tailored to each child’s needs.

  • ADHD
  • Pediatric disabilities
  • Autism
  • Physical disabilities
  • Articulation
  • Self-care feeding
  • Brain injury
  • Sensory processing dysfunction
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Speech
  • Cognitive communication disorders
  • Spina bifida
  • Developmental delays
  • Swallowing
  • Genetic disorders
  • Torticollis (abnormal neck position)
  • Hearing loss
  • Language delays
  • Learning disabilities

Treatments and procedures

When you have a child who needs pediatric rehab, you want the best care possible. We offer a wide range of specialized programs catered to children. Our therapists use treatments, toys and games specific to your child’s age.

Pediatric assessments and developmental evaluations for your child

If your child shows signs of developmental delays in speech or language, oral-motor skills, social interaction, motor skills or integration skills, a physician can make a referral for a developmental evaluation.

We have a skilled team of speech, occupational and physical therapists to design treatments tailored to your child. Aquatic therapy is also available for children at the Muskingum Recreation Center.

Occupational therapy for children

Our compassionate therapists provide occupational therapy just for kids. Occupational therapy helps kids with activities that occupy a child’s time such as sensory integration; self-regulation; self-care including dressing, grooming, feeding and going to the bathroom; play skills; and fine and visual motor skills. These skills can be impacted by neurological deficits, learning disabilities, retained reflexes, developmental delays, sensory processing dysfunction, ADHD and genetic disorders.

Private speech therapy sessions

We provide specialized speech therapy services for a wide variety of pediatric speech and language diagnoses such as hearing loss, articulation, language disorders, feeding/swallowing and autism spectrum disorders. If you’re concerned about your child’s language or speech, call your primary care physician and request a referral for an evaluation with one of our specially trained speech-language pathologists. Our dedicated facility, Pediatric Rehab, has four private treatment rooms for individualized speech therapy.

Physical therapy with treadmill-assisted gait training

Our pediatric physical therapists care for children age birth to 13 years of age who have a temporary or permanent disability, as well as children that are having difficulty developing gross motor movement or have pain with movement. We also care for babies that have torticollis or other birth related problems including prematurity in our Neonatal program.

Collaborating with your child's pediatrician to create a treatment plan, our therapists can help your child develop or restore movement, and promote healing and function. We work towards your child's individual goals through play in our sensory gym with playground equipment and also have treadmill-assisted gait training and aquatic physical therapy.

In addition to physical therapy education for children and their families, we evaluate and instruct children and their families in the use of braces, walkers, wheelchairs or other medical equipment to assist with mobility and equipment to assist with tasks of daily living such as bathing.

Therapy facility designed with kids in mind

Genesis Rehabilitation Services has a dedicated facility just for kids and is the only facility in our area specifically designed for children. The facility provides a calming environment for your children. The space is designed with your child’s needs in mind – from the pint-sized chairs to the color of the decor, everything focuses on the children’s needs.

Our kid-friendly facility has a multipurpose exercise area with swings, hammocks, playhouses, a slide, climbing walls and bikes. Quality, compassionate pediatric rehab is offered closer to home so you don’t always have to travel to a major metropolitan area for care.

Trained pediatric therapists

Our skilled therapists work with your physician, you and your child to develop a plan that provides the highest quality of care. Pediatric Rehab therapists receive additional training to provide the specialized care your child deserves. Our therapists are dedicated to helping children reach their full potential.

Make an rehab appointment for your child

To arrange for your child to have pediatric rehab, ask your pediatrician for a referral. After we receive a physician’s referral for an evaluation, you may schedule an appointment by calling Genesis Pediatric Rehab.