Sciatica – A Pain in the Butt!

You have probably heard of sciatica and maybe you have experience with it yourself. Sciatica is a term that can describe pain that radiates down the leg, but there can actually be a lot of different causes. Physical therapists need to do a little detective work to figure out where and what is causing your sciatica. Sciatica refers to the …Read More >

Bottles for Breastfed Babies – No Need for it to be Scary

Regardless of when you plan to introduce a bottle into your breastfeeding journey, a common question in the clinic (and all over the internet!) is which are the best bottles for breastfed babies, and how to introduce it. Fears of nipple confusion, bottle preference, or complete bottle rejection are common, and with marketing and advertisements all claiming to be the …Read More >

Occupational Therapy for Adults

In our community, Occupational Therapy for the older adult population is typically relegated to upper extremity orthopedic issues or severe neurological conditions. Occupational therapy practitioners are uniquely qualified to provide a variety of services to older adults because they have an excellent understanding of human activity, daily activity, and function in addition to the knowledge they acquire to treat medical …Read More >

Holiday S.T.E.M. Activity: Edible Stained Glass

The holiday season is known for the abundance of food and treats. Therefore, this edible stained glass holiday S.T.E.M. activity is a great choice! You will need a base understanding of geometry for this activity. This activity can use premade or store bought candy that is melted, or you can make your own candy. As previously stated, there are two …Read More >

Caring for Dementia

Being a family member and/or care partner of someone with a neurological impairment, specifically dementia, can be beautiful and fulfilling. However, caring for dementia can be exhausting at the same time. Around the year 1990, Teepa Snow began the early stages of developing a program referred to as the Positive Approach to Care. It would become world renowned in teaching …Read More >

What Can My Baby See?

Do you ever wonder what your baby can see and when? When a baby is first born, we are often told that they can’t see more than 6-12 inches away. However, this is not the whole story. Babies are born with the ability to see at any distance. But, they aren’t very good at using their eye muscles. This means …Read More >

SIBO – How Can PT Help Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth?

Did you know physical therapy can help with gastrointestinal issues? One diagnosis physical therapy can help with is SIBO, or small intestine bacterial overgrowth. SIBO happens when there is an overgrowth of the normal bacteria in the small intestine. Let’s cover what SIBO is and how physical therapy can help! What are symptoms of SIBO? Abdominal bloating Diarrhea and/or constipation …Read More >

Dancing Corn Thanksgiving S.T.E.M. Activity

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, kids will have a break from school. What can you do to keep your child engaged while you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast? We have a fun Magical Dancing Corn Experiment for you to try at home. Fall is the perfect time to experiment with pumpkins, apples, and even corn! Our dancing corn experiment …Read More >

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