At the same time, a video camera records the child walking. Trained pediatric physical therapists view the information and the videotape to assess the child's walk and design a treatment plan. This program is useful for children with varying physical disabilities or sports injuries. It is also useful to have before and after surgeries or Botox or Baclofen trials.
The gait lab enables therapists to create specific treatment programs that promote a normal gait pattern that is efficient, pain-free, and functional for the child.