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Author: Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

October is National Physical Therapy Month

October 17, 2018  |  Pediatric Therapy  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

As adults, many of us are familiar with physical therapy, perhaps from our own treatment of an injury. But how does pediatric physical therapy differ? Pediatric Physical Therapists (PTs) are movement and mobility experts. Our PTs provide therapy focusing on helping children establish healthy movement and mobility for their bodies. This may include helping support […]

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Back to School, Back to Backpacks

August 22, 2018  |  Preschool, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

Whether itโ€™s got bright colors, a fun cartoon character, or a sturdy daypack style, backpacks are an important part of your childโ€™s daily routine. But what should parents consider when purchasing, fitting, and loading a backpack for their child? In its “Backpack Strategies for Parents and Students,” the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) recommends […]

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