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Think IN the Box

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Your child is back in the classroom, so now it’s time for you to think in the box. Yes, you read that correctly; we do not want you to think out of the box, we want you to think IN the box. That is, in the school box, of course! Shopping for supplies is always

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Why Postural Control is Important

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Have you ever seen those kids that cannot seem to sit upright? They tend to slouch in their chairs and easily fatigue while doing activities seated at a desk? You are looking at a child that has poor core strength, which affects his ability to maintain postural control. What is postural control? And why is

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Cerebral Palsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Cerebral Pasly What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy is a neurologic condition that is diagnosed shortly after birth or within the first few years of life. Cerebral palsy affects the brain-body connection. In other words, the brain is not communicating effectively with the rest of the body. The name cerebral (brain) palsy (paralysis) explains what

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A torticollis diagnosis: What’s next?

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When my daughter was a baby she was diagnosed with torticollis. Although this may seem scary when you first hear this diagnosis, therapy is usually effective and relatively short, often depending on how early the torticollis is diagnosed. What is torticollis? Torticollis is a condition where one’s neck is turned consistently to one side, with

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The Role of a Pediatric Physical Therapist

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What do Physical Therapists do?   Physical therapists (PT’s) are the movement experts.  PT’s work with individuals of all ages to assist them with their mobility: enabling them to move through their environment with the most independence as possible.   PT’s treat individuals after surgery or after an injury to help improve their mobility through

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Sensory or Behavior? So…which is it?

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Now, let’s dig deeper still. Sometimes, a child’s reaction is purely sensory, and sometimes, a child’s reaction is purely a typical age-appropriate behavior. Sometimes, it is both. A reaction that began as sensory-related, has now become an ingrained behavior and vice versa. Due to this confusion, sensory and behavior approaches can be used simultaneously. Something

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