Is your child struggling to practice their handwriting skills because sitting down to write letters is just too boring? Well, we have some tips to encourage handwriting practice! One of the best ways to encourage handwriting practice is with board games. Tips for Handwriting Practice One favorite happens to be the game “Guess Who?”. You can play this game in …Read More >
Sprain, Strain, and Severity: What Does it all Mean?
Have you ever talked with a friend, family member, or coworker, and they mentioned spraining an ankle or straining a hamstring? Were you unsure what they meant? Or maybe why one person had surgery and another person went to physical therapy? So, what exactly do sprain, strain, and severity mean, and how will they be managed? Sprain, Strain, and Severity …Read More >
What Exactly is a Good Latch?
In the early days postpartum, mothers planning to breastfeed will typically be visited by a hospital lactation consultant or trained nurse in order to check how baby is feeding, and then 48 hours later you’re off and on your way home! Sometimes, concerns arise in those next few weeks, often sparked by pain with latching, difficulty gaining weight, or mother’s …Read More >
Pelvic Girdle Pain
What is pelvic girdle pain? It is pain on the backside of your pelvis by your sacroiliac joints (SIJ). It can occur separately or with low back pain or pain on the pubic symphysis (front of your pelvis). The pelvis is made up of 2 bones that join together at the base of the spine (sacrum) and in the front …Read More >
Returning to Activity After a Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, activity levels dropped for a lot of people. Between stay at home orders, gym closures, and working from home, people became more sedentary. On top of that, there were shortages of equipment like dumbbells and bicycles, making staying active at home difficult even if you wanted to. But this summer, things look different; vaccines are widely …Read More >
Pick’s disease is a rare condition that causes progressive and irreversible dementia. Unlike Alzheimer’s disease, Pick’s disease only affects certain parts of the brain. It is known as frontotemporal dementia (FTD) because it affects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. Our frontal lobes control our ability to plan, organize, make sound judgement, control our behavior and emotion, recall …Read More >
When is it Safe for a Baby Sleep on Their Stomach?
Research shows that putting your baby to sleep on their back carries the lowest risk for SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Parents should always put their baby to sleep on their back. But, at some point, you might find your baby sleeping on their stomach after you put them to sleep on their back. So, when is it safe …Read More >
School’s Out Summer Activities
School is out and summer fun is here. Many times, along with the fun comes the familiar “I’m bored”. “I’m bored!” is an announcement by kids all parents despise. As the parent, or caretaker, we can only see all the toys and different things kids have or can do. Unfortunately, pointing those things out rarely helps. Whether it is difficult …Read More >