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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...
Understanding Your Insurance EOB

Understanding Your Insurance EOB

Your insurance EOB, or Explanation of Benefits, summarizes the cost of each of your medical visits including what your insurance paid and what amount you owe to your provider(s). An EOB is not a bill, but will detail what amount of the bill is your responsibility to...
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...
Can Exercise Ward off Cold and Flu Symptoms?

Can Exercise Ward off Cold and Flu Symptoms?

As cold and flu season approaches, so does the season of illness prevention. From getting a flu shot to adding more whole food nutrients to your diet, prevention often becomes a focus for many this time of year. Individuals may try to avoid getting sick or to miss...