physical therapy Archive
Home programs are essential to progress in therapy. They provide the repetition essential for learning of new skills. However, I’ve had several parents come to me recently with home programs that were 20+ pages. I know that
by Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT As a Pediatric Physical Therapist I have recently encountered a surge in the incidence of children who present with Idiopathic Toe Walking (ITW). As its name implies, Idiopathic Toe Walking refers to
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You start physical therapy at age 4 months of age. A therapist comes twice a week to your home to help you build your muscles to sit, crawl, walk, run and jump. You also see an OT
As a Physical Therapist I understand that success in motor skills begins and ends with core stability; the core supports every skill from eating to printing to walking to basketball. And I think it’s outstanding that
It is a question most parents tell me they dread – heck, it makes me anxious and I’m one of the therapists in the room. “What are your goals for your child?” It has always struck me
In some children with motor challenges however, the brain may not process this information as efficiently and this leads to difficulties with posture, balance and motor skills.