Tag Archives: Physical Therapy
In October 2013, a sensational headline surfaced from the Australian press: “Chiropractor Breaks Baby’s Neck!” It turns out, a pediatric chiropractor fractured a child’s vertebrae while trying to treat torticollis. About a year before that, a baby with torticollis actually came to me … Continue reading
Walking is an important part of growth and locomotion. It is a complex task that requires musculoskeletal and neurological system maturation and cohesion. Read here on how early gait develops in children. via Gait Development In Children.
In last month’s blog about cerebral palsy (CP), I talked about the neurological condition and what can be improved by working with a physical therapist. This week, I am going to delve deeper into the condition and explain why some kids … Continue reading
Sometime between the 18th and 24th month, children start learning to jump. Eager parents often ask when to expect their child to jump with both feet off the ground. The simple answer is, every child is different. Of course, we … Continue reading
For new parents whose children are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and parents whose children with CP are nearing school age, understanding the diagnosis, prognosis, and the interventions available is often their top priority. Being a first-time parent is challenging enough, and … Continue reading