Helping kids of all ages to live a more active life through FUNctional movement.
Are you wondering if your baby, toddler or child is constipated? Do you want to know how to help fix constipation in your baby, toddler or child? Are you wondering if medicine is the only solution, or if maybe physiotherapy can help constipation? Read on to find out how to help constipation in your child.
Does your child look clumsy? Do they seem to trip or fall over everything or maybe they bump into the kitchen table or wall while they are walking? Do they struggle to catch a ball or trace a line with their pencil?
If you answered yes to any of these statements, it’s time to look into Developmental Coordination Disorder (aka DCD).
A weak core can contribute to reading, writing & balance issues in your child. Find out how a targeted core strengthening program can help be part of the overall solution to support your child.
A weak core in children can contribute to many other physical, learning and behaviour challenges. Even if it appears your child has a ‘six pack’ and is very physical, their core may still be weak and could benefit from some simple exercises to strengthen it.
You may have noticed your baby’s persistent head tilt and preference for turning their head to one side. In mild cases this can be easy to correct, but if left untreated can cause other secondary challenges. Our Physiotherapy Resident Paige Pebesma provides some information on torticollis, how to recognize if your baby’s tilt may be torticollis, some ways to prevent this and what you can do if you are concerned.
Does your child need support with self-regulation? We all do at different times! Learn how to make a breathing stick at home & the benefits of using one.
Sometimes making your child ‘practice printing/writing’ just isn’t enough. Here are some multi-sensory ideas to help.. more fun than just tracing letters on paper!!
Our Pediatric Physiotherapist Michèle Delfino talks about flat feet in children, when a parent may need to be concerned and what can be done to help