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Philosophy and Approach to Our Services: The Difference between Wellness and Physical Therapy

Wellness is Holistic Health

Wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits daily to attain better physical and mental health outcomes so that your child can succeed to the best of their ability. Wellness aims to enhance well-being with a focus on function. The primary focus of wellness activities at DKB Peds is age-appropriate gross motor skills development utilizing an educational approach that is well matched to the individual characteristics and needs of your child. Additionally, children with disabilities and impairments can also benefit from wellness since DKB Peds’ wellness services focus on your child’s individual potential as the ultimate goal.
Moreover, any wellness services provided to your child by DKB Peds is simply intended to help you and your child make their health decisions after consulting with your child’s primary care doctor. Wellness services are not medical services, and you should consult with your child’s doctor before making any health changes for your child, especially any changes related to a specific diagnosis or condition. Any information provided by DKB Peds during a wellness session is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice, nor is it information that is intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease or condition.

Physical Therapy is Therapeutic and Medically Necessary

Physical Therapy treats disease, injury, and disability by examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention. Though our work we may utilize the following methodologies to aid in our patient’s physical recovery but will always do so within their personal capabilities and comfort level: hands-on treatment, manual passive stretching, soft tissue massage and mobilization, therapeutic exercise, and traditional conservative treatment techniques.
Moreover, our disclaimer All Kids Perfect, Physical Therapy provided to children helps children function as independently as possible in their home, communities, and schools so they can reach their maximum individual potential.