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Physical and Occupational Therapy at Lakeshore


The Children’s at Lakeshore PTs and OTs provide a comprehensive evaluation, direct therapy, assistance with selecting and using adaptive equipment, and a better transition for children to engage or participate in sports and other community-based activities. Our goal is to maximize your child’s physical ability to move and play.


Children 4 - 21 years old may benefit from Children’s at Lakeshore PT and OT services with conditions such as:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Following orthopedic or rhizotomy surgeries
  • Post inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine stay

PT and OT services are designed to support children and their families to help:

  • Develop and improve movement skills
  • Use adaptive equipment to support participation in recreation and sports
  • Learn self-care skills such as bathing, dressing, and feeding
  • Develop eye-hand coordination for play and school activities
  • Ease care-giving
  • Promote health and wellness
  • Encourage and support participation in community-based play, exercise, recreation, and sports

All patient referrals are made primarily by the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine physicians at Children's of Alabama following an inpatient rehabilitation stay or clinic appointment.

For additional PT and OT services refer to Children’s of Alabama’s general website
at https://www.childrensal.org/physical-occupational-therapy 

PT and OT Service Locations

Children’s at Lakeshore

3600 Ridgeway Drive
Homewood, AL 35209
Phone: 205-778-5300
Fax: 205-778-5319

Children’s of Alabama Main Campus

1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-638-9645
Fax: 205-638-6067

Russell building:
10 Harbert Gym and services on all inpatient units

McWane building 3rd floor:
Inpatients in Dearth Tower and Behavioral Health, Outpatients in Rehab Day Treatment, Transitional Rehab, and general outpatient services

Park Place building 3rd Floor:
1600 5th Avenue South
CBIT/ program for Tourette’s Syndrome and Tic Disorders
Early Intervention Services
Phone: 205-638-6820
Fax: 205-638-6063

Children’s on 3rd Outpatient Center

1208 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-638-6289
Fax: 205-638-2077