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Gait Clinic

Have any questions? Give us a call anytime at (708)478-1820 or sign up below!

Parents

Are you looking for input on your child's orthotic intervention?

Therapists

Are you looking to confirm or collaborate with your orthoses recommendations?

BDI Playhouse Children’s Therapy is excited to offer a monthly gait clinic using a team based approach to optimize a child’s gait.

This clinic is designed for parents, therapists, and orthopedic specialists to discuss and determine appropriate orthotics based on each child’s needs.

The gait clinic includes on site modification, video analysis and clinical assessment to aid in appropriate orthotic and/or shoe recommendations.

Follow up visits will occur based on orthotist and physical therapist guidance to monitor progress and adapt as needed.

Orthoses and/or shoe modifications can optimize gait mechanics by:

  • Equalizing leg lengths Improving foot arch support
  • Dynamically stretching tight muscles
  • Activating appropriate muscles
  • Enhancing energy conservation
  • Increasing mobility and range of motion

Physical Therapists and Orthotists at the Gait Clinic:

  • Offer experience in gait analysis and orthotic prescription
  • Have extensive education in proper pediatric gait mechanics, gait analysis, orthotic recommendations, and shoe modifications
  • Utilize the most current research based techniques

What do I need to bring?

  • Athletic shorts and a T-shirt
  • Shoes your child wears frequently
  • Current orthotics and/or shoe modifications
  • Insurance card
  • Your questions and ideas!

Interested in Our Monthly Gait Clinic?

Have any questions? Give us a call anytime at (708)478-1820 or sign up for a gait clinic session below.