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Occupational Therapy from A to Z

Occupational Therapy from A to Z

In April we’re celebrating National Occupational Therapy Month! The goal of a pediatric OT is to help each child participate in activities of daily life, such as playing with other children, dressing and caring for themselves, relating to others, helping around...
What is Torticollis?

What is Torticollis?

by Dr. Marci Westman, Physical Therapist What Exactly is Torticollis? Infant with TorticollisImage credit: https://www.aafp.org/ afp/2007/1015/p1197.html The term torticollis means “twisted neck,” derived from the Latin terms “torta” meaning twisted and “collum”...
Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

by Matt Glass, Occupational Therapist, Hand Clinic Carpal tunnel syndrome is an injury of the wrist that causes tingling, numbness, and pain in the thumb and fingers. It can restrict movement and limit your ability to perform normal daily activities. Causes  In...
Toe Walking: Causes and Treatment

Toe Walking: Causes and Treatment

What is Toe Walking? Toe walking is when a child remains on their toes when walking, instead of stepping normally through their heel, arch, ball of foot, then  toes. Many children walk on their toes when they are first learning to walk. This may be present up...