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Pediatrics

Care for children
 

Barrett Hospital & HealthCare is proud to provide compassionate care for infants, children to teenagers. We offer a wide range of services that are your child’s first step to a road of good health and well-being. 

Pediatric Occupational Therapy
 

Pediatric occupational therapy helps children gain independence and skills for daily living. It helps the development of fine motor skills, sensory motors skills, and visual motor skills that children need to function and socialize. Our team helps children perform daily activities they may find challenging by addressing sensory, social, motors and environmental issues.

 

Pediatric occupational therapy conditions treated: 

  • Birth injuries or birth defects

  • Sensory processing disorders, autism, and/or pervasive development disorders

  • Visual perceptual and fine motor delays

  • Traumatic injuries to the brian or spinal cord

  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

  • Broken bones or other orthopedic injuries

  • Post-surgical conditions

  • Spina bifida

  • Multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other chronic illnesses

Pediatric Physical Therapy
 

Sometimes children need additional development, particularly when it comes to neuromuscular and orthopedic conditions. Our physical therapists help children improve their development to increase their strength, balance, and motor skills. 

 

Pediatric physical therapy conditions treated: 

  • Motor skill deficits

  • Impaired balance and coordination 

  • Cerebral palsy

  • Autism 

  • Spina Bifida 

  • Headaches

  • Sports injury care

Pediatric Urology

 

Bedwetting, overactive bladder, and voiding issues can all be handled by our team of urologists for even very young patients.

Pediatric urological conditions treated

  • Hernia

  • Bedwetting 

  • Bladder cancer

  • Bladder issues

  • Kidney tumor

  • Undescended testicle

  • Urinary tract infection
     

Adolescent Care

 

Adolescent care at Barrett Hospital & HealthCare addresses the physical, emotional and social changes, and general care issues that children, teens and young adults from ages 10 to 18 normally encounter.

 

Adolescent is a time unlike any other period of growth and change. For you and your child, adolescence presents unique health challenges that include their physical development, nutrition, body image and emotional well-being. We know that teens years can be difficult. Kids go through many physical, social and emotional changes during this time. Our family providers can help teens and young adults manage all the issues they may face, such as:

  • Physical development and anxiety related to male and female puberty

  • Menstrual concerns 

  • Weight and eating disorders assessment, including anorexia and bulimia

  • Anxiety and bullying

  • Depression and other mental health issues

  • The effects of chronic illness on teen development

  • Developmental and learning disorders

  • Relationship development

  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)​

  • Contraception

  • Vaccines needed prior to college
     

Sports Physicals

 

Start the season on the right (and healthy!) foot by making sure your young athlete is at the top of his or her game. Our sports physicals cover medical history, a physical exam, and other factors that help maximize safe participation for your athlete to take the field. 

 

Vaccinations 

 

Vaccinations can save your child’s life. They protect children from serious illness such as loss of limb, paralysis of limb, convulsions, brain damage, and even death. 

 

Be sure he or she is up to date on all vaccinations. These can also be addressed at your child’s well-child visit. Talk to one of our primary care providers about the necessary vaccinations your child needs at each age. 

 

Well-Child Checkups

 

Stay on track with vaccinations and more by making sure your child has a yearly well-child visit with his or her primary care provider. Well-child visits involve a head-to-toe examination as well as essential screenings and tests. 

 

During a well-child checkup, your child might be screened for: 

  • Anemia and lead poisoning 

  • Developmental delays

  • Current immunizations

  • Hip dysplasia 

  • Evaluation of fine and gross motor skills 

  • Vision