Entries by jonikidpt

Let’s Play!

by Wendy Canary, PT Play!  Hearing this word may bring up a million different pictures in your head.  Maybe you think of a baseball game or a mound of clumsy puppies rough housing or a baby giggling at a game of peek-a boo.  No matter what the age or species, play time is an important […]

Swimming, Swimming in the Swimming Pool!

Summer is the time to swim and the therapeutic benefits are endless to playing and moving in the pool.  Many children who have difficulty controlling their bodies for sports and gross motor activities will have success moving in the water.  Hip hip hooray for creating positive movement experiences to build confidence! But seriously, there is […]

The #1 Secret to Crossing the Midline

Have you heard the term “crossing midline”?  It is one of those phrases thrown around a lot from pediatric physical and occupational therapists.  We will often tell parents that their child needs to practice crossing the midline. So what is it??? The midline is the center of your body. In this instance, we’re talking about […]

Physio Baby Wellness Visits

There are many benefits a parent can gain from spending some time together with a pediatric PT and their baby.  Put down a blanket and relax on the floor with baby, while exploring various topics with an expert.  We know how difficult it can be to get out of the house with a baby, so […]

Teach Your Children How to Make Healthy Choices

Introducing our guest blogger, Amanda Henderson, who shares her expertise on  parenting and keeping children safe.  Check out her fantastic tips! Image via Pexels What you teach your children early on has a major impact on the person they become in the future. If you encourage them, show your support, and make sure they know […]

Scoliosis

  Scoliosis is a abnormal curve of the spine that can occur for various reasons.  In the case of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, the medical community still doesn’t understand why the spine of a typically developing child changes from growing straight to an “S” curve.  The most common initial treatment is “wait and see.”  If the […]