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Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain Getting tired of having pain all of the time? Chronic pain can often interfere with your ability to participate in activities of daily living (ADLs), work, leisure, and sleep. Pain can decrease your strength, coordination … Continue reading
You are telling me that my child might have trouble with Sensory Integration. What in the world does that mean?! I am so confused!
You are telling me that my child might have trouble with Sensory Integration. What in the world does that mean?! I am so confused! There are things that each one of us does that help us to relax, concentrate, or … Continue reading
Image: Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Even if you have received therapy previously without the hoped results the myofascial release treatment could help you. Combined with other more traditional treatments such as strengthening exercises, hot packs or cold packs the techniques used … Continue reading
“Back to Sleep” Program Decreased Infant Deaths; Contributed to Developmental difficulties for Children.
In 1994 the American Academy of Pediatrics made a recommendation known as the “back to sleep” program, stating that it is safest for babies to sleep on their backs. As a result of this, the incidence of Sudden Infant Death … Continue reading
Just imagine if you could worry about your child a little less, and play with them a little more. If you could figure out why your pride and joy has no awareness of danger, or seems to be hyper thru … Continue reading
What wakes you up or gives you an energy boost? Maybe it’s a shower or a cup of coffee. What relaxes you or calms you down? Maybe it’s a good book or a warm bath. Most of us automatically respond … Continue reading
American Actor, screen writer, director, and film producer Christopher Reeve is likely most famous for his role as Superman in the movie series by the same title. While entertainment is a great contribution, giving people a diversion from the stresses … Continue reading
This year’s early snow melt has me thinking of all the green things that grow in my garden. Anticipating the smell of fresh turned dirt, I sift through seed catalogs picking my favorites. Digging, hoeing, dividing plants, and making rows … Continue reading
According to the definition provided by Wikipedia, “Autism is a disorder of neural development that is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior.” Asperger’s syndrome is considered to be a form of Autism. Children … Continue reading