Pediatric Physical Therapy

Brinda Rathod is the pediatric physical therapist at Home Base Physical Therapy.  She has been living and practicing in and around the Morristown area for over 11 years.

Pediatric physical therapy specializes in the treatment and management of children from birth to twenty one years old.  With the aim function properly in their home school and community.

It is important that the therapist works closely with the family and/or caregivers.  An important part of the treatment plan is family education so that there is carryover in the home, school, and community.  There will also be an assessment for any bracing and mobility needs, with the appropriate referral to obtain these devices. Any other recommendations for equipment in the home or school will also be made by the the therapist.

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Brinda Rathod - Pediatric Physical Therapy Specialist in Morristown NJ

Brinda Rathod, PT, MSPT, CLT

Brinda graduated from Saint Joseph’s Univeristy in 2003 in Interdisciplinary Health Services.  She then received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2005.  Since graduating, she has worked primarily with children and adults with developmental disabilities.  She has pediatric experience in early intervention, outpatient, inpatient, and school settings.  She became a certified lymphedema therapist in 2016 to help people manage their lymphedema with complete decongestive therapy including manual lymph drainage and multi-layer compression bandaging. 

Common Issues Addressed

Strength and Flexibility
Balance
Coordination
Mobility
Motor Planning
Posture
Wellness and Fitness
Prevention of Further injury or deformity
Concussion / Return to Play Protocol

Diagnoses Treated

Cerebral Palsy
Down’s Syndrome
Developmental Delay
Low Muscle Tone
Orthopedic Related Issues/Injury
Sports Injuries
Torticollis
Muscular Disorders
Neurological Disorders
Spina Bifida
Autism
Genetic Disorders
Lymphedema
Pre-op/Post-Op