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Kalispell Regional Medical Center

Pediatric Therapy

Pediatric Therapy
Outpatient pediatric therapy is offered at The Summit in a large treatment facility with a warm therapy pool, private treatment rooms, and child-appropriate educational toys and equipment.

Our bright, positive atmosphere welcomes family involvement. Kalispell Regional Healthcare's licensed therapists will work with you and your child, caregivers, teachers and day care providers to set goals and develop individual treatment plans for each child.

Contact your physician for a referral or call Outpatient Therapy Services at (406) 751-4520 for more information.

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapists evaluate and treat patients with:
  • Musculoskeletal impairments and concerns
  • Neurological impairments and disorders
  • Assessment and recommendations for orthotics and prosthetics
  • Balance and coordination problems
  • Gait disorders
  • Delayed gross motor development
  • Infant torticollis and plagiocephaly
  • Posture and movement abnormalities
  • Equipment and seating needs
  • Prematurity related impairments

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Pediatric occupational therapists evaluate and treat patients with:
  • Self-care skills including feeding, dressing and grooming
  • Hand strengthening and coordination skills required for activities such as cutting with scissors, coloring, writing, buttoning, using feeding utensils, etc.
  • Sensory motor processing and integration
  • Upper extremity (shoulder, arm and hand) splinting
  • Recommendation, training and use of adaptive equipment
  • Neurodevelopmental treatment
  • Visual motor and handwriting skills

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology

Pediatric therapy session Pediatric speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat patients with:
  • Articulation disorder
  • Phonological disorder
  • Childhood apraxia of speech
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Pragmatic disorder
  • Bilingual articulation or language difficulties
  • Expressive language difficulties (using words and sentences to express thoughts)
  • Language comprehension difficulties (understanding concepts or following directions)
  • Feeding, chewing and swallowing disorders
  • Hearing loss
  • Reading and phonics difficulty
  • Resonance disorder and cleft palate
  • Stuttering disorders
  • Voice disorders and vocal cord dysfunction
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neurological disorders resulting in speech, language, and swallowing and feeding impairments
Parents may print and complete the following forms before their child's speech therapy evaluation: Feeding Questionnaire
Speech Language Questionnaire