Physiotherapy for Children & Babies
At Embrace Life, our experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist* Dr Amy Leung (PhD MPhty PDPhty APAM) can assist your child with musculoskeletal issues, sporting injuries and recovery. We are proud to have the services of Dr Amy Leung who has more than 30 years experience.
An appointment with Dr Amy (PhD MPhty PDPhty APAM) is more play based for children and incorporates home based exercises, stretch and strengthening exercises, as well as handling and positioning advice. Where appropriate, our Practitioners will refer to other health professionals that may be beneficial for your child, such as Speech Pathologists, Paediatricians, Occupational Therapists etc.
When should your child see a Physio?
✓ Your child has an unusual walk or foot posture
✓ Your baby isn’t tolerating ‘tummy time’ at any age
✓ Your baby has a flat spot on their head or their head has an uneven shape
✓ You are concerned that your baby is favouring turning their head to one side
✓ Stiff/floppy babies and toddlers
✓ Clumsiness with running, jumping or ball skills
✓ Excessive falling or tripping over, poor balance and co-ordination
✓ Aches or pains with activity or rest
✓ To help with recovery after injury or surgery
✓ If your child requires serial casting
✓ Concerns regarding your child’s posture
✓ To help with sports performance & recovery
BUPA health fund members with the appropriate Hospital & Extras cover, may be eligible for GAP FREE Kids Physio, with our Physio Nicole Hitchman^.
^Please note: Appointments booked with Dr Amy Leung (PhD MPhty PDPhty APAM), do not qualify for BUPA GAP FREE Kids Physio. Dr Amy Leung has a different fee schedule, which reflects Amy’s 30+ years of experience and knowledge as a Paediatric Physiotherapist (Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Paediatric Physiotherapist). If you have BUPA health insurance, you can still claim for Amy’s Physio services with BUPA, however there will be a gap to pay. Embrace Life also accepts other health insurance funds via HICAPS.
*Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Paediatric Physiotherapist