Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Pediatric Physical Therapy

We help children with a range of musculoskeletal conditions increase their strength and reach developmental goals.

Our team of skilled pediatric physical therapists evaluates and provides treatment for infants, children and adolescents with problems that affect the musculoskeletal system. Your child may need physical therapy to help with a chronic condition, developmental delay, or recovery from traumatic injury, sports injury or surgery.

Physical therapists use non-invasive tests to assess your child’s muscle strength, flexibility, joint mobility, endurance and gross motor skill development. Patients and families are directly involved in creating goals for the patient’s individualized treatment plan, and we work with parents to establish a home exercise program as needed.

As part of a comprehensive medical program based at a pediatric hospital that provides advanced, specialized care, our physical therapy team is experienced in treating children of all ages with complex medical conditions.

Based on your child’s individual needs, the goals of physical therapy may include:

  • Reaching developmental milestones
  • Improving balance/coordination
  • Restoring strength
  • Decreasing pain
  • Improving ability to participate in school, hobbies or sports activities

Programs and services

We provide a range of services using state-of-the-art equipment, including:

In addition to the outpatient services provided in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Child Development and Rehabilitation Center and our Outpatient Care locations, we also provide acute care services to children receiving inpatient treatment in our hospital. Learn more about our acute care services.

Schedule an appointment

For more information about our physical therapy services or to make an appointment, call us at 727-767-7272. You can also request an appointment online.

Medical records may be faxed to 727-767-8847.


For more information about physical therapy or to make an appointment, give us a call.

Request an appointment

Complete our online form and our team will reach out to you to schedule an appointment.

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Journey of Joy

After surgical care and treatment for a spontaneous brain bleed that caused Hailey to lose all mobility, speech and cognitive ability, she returned home and started rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. With her determination and the help of her physical therapists, Hailey walked across the stage at her high school graduation.

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Preparing for the Big Stage

After a bad car accident, Khalia was treated for a traumatic brain injury that impacted her speech, her ability to walk, and more. With her determination, her family’s steadfast support, and care from therapists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care, Fort Myers, she is working toward her goal of walking across the stage at her high school graduation.

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With a little sparkle and a common language, a conversation between mermaid and patient goes swimmingly.

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