Category Archives: Physical Therapy

What Causes Congenital Muscular Torticollis?

One of the common conditions that our pediatric physical therapists treat is torticollis, or tightness in one or more neck muscles that causes the head to turn and tilt to the side. The most common type is congenital muscular torticollis,… Read More

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12 Effective Core Strengthening Exercises for Kids

A strong core serves as the foundation for a wide range of physical activities, including crawling, running, and jumping, among many others. The core of the body includes the muscles of the abdomen, pelvis and spine, according to HealthyChildren.org, a… Read More

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Is W Sitting Bad for Kids?

If you’ve ever watched children playing with toys on the floor, you might have noticed some kids sitting with their legs bent and angled away from them on either side of their body (see the photo for this post for… Read More

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Toe Walking FAQ: Everything Parents Need to Know

A child’s first steps are a major developmental milestone, and parents are usually overjoyed to watch their sons and daughters learn to walk and further explore the world around them. Sometimes, however, children develop a habit known as “toe walking,”… Read More

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Parents, Beware of Bumbo Seats: What You Need to Know About the Product’s Hazards

You might already be familiar with the Bumbo Baby Seat. At first glance, this product might seem like a convenient way to keep your child in one spot while you take the laundry out of the dryer or take a… Read More

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Does Your Child Need Pediatric Physical Therapy?

During the first few years of their lives, children gradually gain the motor skills they need to interact with and explore the world around them. Parents look forward to milestones like kids sitting up on their own and walking. Sometimes,… Read More

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4 Things You Should Know About Pediatric Physical Therapy

Since 1992, October has served as National Physical Therapy Month, according to the American Physical Therapy Association. Physical therapy can make a huge difference in the lives of people of all ages, including children. With pediatric physical therapy, kids who… Read More

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