Category: Physical Therapy

Developing Muscular

If Your Child is at Risk of Developing Muscular Dystrophy, Therapeutic Exercise Could Help

April 20th, 2021

Our Therapeutic Exercise Treatments May Be Beneficial for Your Child When faced with a chronic diagnosis, it is common to want to take a seat and wallow in the things that have gone wrong, but this is the wrong approach to take. Taking early steps to help your child succeed with pediatric physical therapy can

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Special Needs and Coping

Special Needs and Coping: Tips for Helping Your Child Understand Emotions

April 10th, 2021

Coping Skills Can be Difficult – Physical Therapy Can Help Physical therapy can be an integral part of developing these coping skills, and your work with the physical therapist can be just as beneficial for you as it is for your child with special needs. Parents of special needs children have to learn many different

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Is Your Child Learning Handwriting

Is Your Child Learning Handwriting? If so, Here are 3 Tips!

March 20th, 2021

Has it Been Difficult for Your Child to Master Handwriting? We Can Help! It’s every parent’s dream to set their child up for long-term success. Developing good handwriting takes a lot of time, and while it starts at home, it definitely is a process that will continue on through the primary school years and even

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Child is Struggling to Walk

If Your Child is Struggling to Walk, Physical Therapy Can Help Them Become Mobile

February 20th, 2021

Physical Therapy Can Help Your Child Get on the Move! When a child is a late walker, feelings of excitement are often truncated by feelings of anxiety and dread. Questions regarding proper development outweigh the appreciation of having your infant remain an infant for just a little while longer. Teaching your child to walk is

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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Did You Know Pediatric Physical Therapy Could Help Enhance Skills in Children with Autism?

February 10th, 2021

Help Your Child be the Best They can be With Physical Therapy! Children on the autism spectrum face a range of challenges in school and daily life. Working with a pediatric physical therapist can help your child with autism to develop many skills required for daily life. Sometimes referred to as “occupational therapy,” this type

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Discovering the Best Treatment Methods for Your Child’s Gross Motor Concerns

December 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help Improve Your Child’s Gross Motor Skills? Growing up is hard work. Children are born into the world with barely any skills to their name. With their first breath they develop the ability to cry out for help, and quickly develop the skills necessary to drink milk and seek

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Understand The Importance of Proper Nutrition for a Child with ADHD

December 10th, 2020

Did You Know that Something As Simple as Nutrition Could Change Your Child’s Life? It is estimated that Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects three to five percent of all preschool and school-aged children, yet the role nutrition plays in managing a child’s ADHD symptoms is not as cut and dry as you might think. Even

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Handwriting without Tears: Tips for Practicing Handwriting with your Child

August 10th, 2020

Handwriting is a multifaceted process of coordinating hands, arms, eyes and body posture. While it is undoubtedly important for writing– in fact, K-5 teachers indicate that 24 to 58 percent of classroom time is spent writing on paper — it is also a building block for many other skills. Being able to print letters clearly

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Make Therapy Fun! Try These 3 Physical Therapy Exercises That Your Child Will Actually Enjoy

June 20th, 2020

A child’s work is play, so creativity, fun and games are instrumental to making therapy a success. Yet it isn’t just in the office that a child’s muscles need to work. They also need strength and endurance-building activities at home. Just as is the case in therapy, it’s important to make activities fun at home.

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Sending a Child with Autism Back to School

June 10th, 2020

Autism spectrum conditions show a wide range of symptoms and severity in their presentation, but common aspects are developmentally poor motor skills, difficulties coping with change, and labored social interaction. Direct and consistent behavioral therapy, both physical and social, is extremely important in helping children overcome the challenges presented by their autism spectrum condition. Earlier

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