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Physiotherapy resources

This page includes resources for children and those who are involved in their care.

You can also find information about orthotics and splints by clicking here and equipment including wheelchairs and standing frames here.


Under 3’s


Tummy time poster -

Tummy Time Poster

This poster produced by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP) explains the importance of tummy time during supervised play, and suggests activities for babies of different ages.

If you have any questions or concerns please speak with a health professional.


Early Intervention 

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This site gives ideas to help your baby learn through play;


Erbs Palsy/Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy (OBBP)

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Neonatal resources

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Bliss is a charity supporting families and carers who are looking after babies born premature or sick. Their website has some helpful resources for parents and carers;


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Awake time ideas

This leaflet provides practical advice to help you support your premature infant’s early motor development.


Head turning preference and plagiocephaly leaflet

This leaflet explains why babies can have head turning preferences and plagiocephaly, as well as simple steps to aim to assist improvement of their head shape and movement.


Promoting physical development: Lying to sitting

Information in this leaflet is intended to provide some useful guidance on positions that may help the development of posture and movement. You can use some of the activities suggested to help promote physical development;


Baby walkers, are they necessary?

This leaflet explains why physiotherapists and health professionals do not recommend the use of baby walkers


Flat feet in children

Information for parents and carers


The growing child


Intoeing gait

Information and advice about children who stand or walk with their feet turning in;


Symptomatic hypermobility

This leaflet explains what hypermobility is, what you can do to help it and when to seek advice;


Osgood Schlatters Disease

This leaflet explains what Osgood Schlatters disease is, what causes it and how it can be treated;


Sever's Disease

This leaflet gives more information about Sever's Disease;

Sever's Disease information factsheet


Steps worldwide

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Offer resources and information on musculoskeletal and orthopaedic (bones, muscles and joint) problems and conditions in young and growing children;


For more information on specific conditions, e.g. Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) please see our condition specific resources section.


Please see below for our post-operative therapy guide for paediatric patients.