How to help your child be a master manipulator… WAIT, WHAT?!?

By |2021-12-02T16:39:01+00:00December 2nd, 2021|

Temperatures are beginning to drop, and it is almost time to zip up those jackets again! As parents, you may be wondering, “When should my child be able to zip and button his or her coat?” Here are a few milestones to keep in mind: Two‐and‐a‐half years · Unbuttons a large button. · Can put

Is Toe Walking Normal?

By |2021-03-16T16:05:54+00:00March 16th, 2021|

Toe walking is NOT a part of normal development. In fact, research shows quite the opposite. Instead, toe walking is a visible symptom of other problems that have just not become evident yet. As with most developmental issues, it is best dealt with quickly and efficiently in order to reduce the chances of bigger problems in the future. Unfortunately, it is becoming more common, with long term consequences of pain and dysfunction. Our ability as physical therapists to help without surgical intervention is significantly decreased after the age of 4.

Picky Eater vs Problem Feeder

By |2021-03-16T15:19:02+00:00January 11th, 2021|

Eat something, please!  Getting your little ones to eat something, anything., everything, can be such a daunting task. Does your child consume the same foods at all mealtimes?  Do they severely lack items from important food groups including vegetables, fruits, and proteins? Does your child have a diet that is severely limited and insufficient

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