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Welcome to Capernaum Pediatric Therapy!

Capernaum Pediatric Therapy provides pediatric physical, occupational, speech-language therapy, and nutrition/feeding services in the metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Service settings include in-home, clinic, pool, child development centers, public and charter schools, and clinics within private schools. Capernaum also offers specialized programs, training, professional seminars, and resources for parents, teachers, and the community.

Capernaum provides in-person appointments at our clinic using COVID-19 precautions.

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Our Mission
Our Mission:

Provide, with integrity, professional, caring, and cost-effective pediatric services, so as to help the child reach his/her full potential. Capernaum seeks to provide for its staff a work environment where professional expertise and growth are nurtured, where integrity and family are valued, and where all staff and clients are treated with respect.

Our Philosophy
Our Philosophy:

All life has value and is worthy of respect. We believe that the welfare of the child and his or her family should be the most important criteria by which any decision is made. Because of today's limited health care resources, we will be good stewards of time, finances, and services.

Scope of Practice
Scope of Practice:

We provide comprehensive pediatric physical, occupational, and speech therapy as well as nutrition/feeding services. Our clients are generally between the ages of birth and 21.

Referral Sources
Referral Sources:

We have a wide variety of referral sources including parents and families, physicians, social workers, allied health professionals, insurance companies, internet, and others, such as participants in classes we have taught, or conferences we have sponsored.

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