Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation through the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at the University of Michigan Health System provides high quality services and comprehensive, individualized rehabilitation to outpatients ages 0-18 at four convenient locations:  Milestones at Briarwood 2A, Burlington, Pediatric Rehabilitation Center (PRC) on Commonwealth Blvd. and Mott Children's Hospital.

Our Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapists specialize in the treatment of:

  • Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurorehabilitation
    • Developmental delays
    • Feeding difficulties
    • Autism
    • Sensory processing disorders
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Oncology
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy

Specialty Programs

CHAMP (Comprehensive Hand and Arm Movement Program) - in conjunction with Occupational Therapy, CHAMP is a therapeutic intervention program that involves restricting use of the less affected upper extremity (hand and arm) using a splint or other device as a constraint as well as use of bilateral motor activities to retrain use of the more affected extremity in the pediatric population.

  • Brachial Plexus Palsy Program
  • Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Program
  • Pediatric Summer Enrichment Programs - Sports Club, Yoga, Ready to Roll to name a few – Funded by [Dance Marathon]
  • Others - Tree climbing, Creative coping, Camera club, Bowling, Recreational skills, Martial arts therapy, kids in motion
  • Participation with Cerebral Palsy Clinic
  • Partnership in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Clinic
  • Partnership in Pediatric Hemophilia Clinic
  • Participation with Wheelchair Seating for Pediatrics

Therapist specialized training/certifications include:

  • AMPS Calibrated (Assessment of Motor and Process Skills) 
  • Biocored
  • CranioSacral Therapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Lokomat
  • Pilates
  • Redcord
  • ReWalk
  • SpineCor
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation including VitalStim for feeding and RTI (Restorative Therapies Inc.) bike for upper and lower extremities
  • Yoga