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Posted on February 20th, 2015 by
1. Moving, Moving, Moving Get Those Babies Moving! Today, we live in a world with an amazing amount of baby gear intended to make our lives more convenient. However, I believe many of these innovations limit the development of our babies’ motor and sensory skills. Our little ones need the opportuni...
Posted on February 18th, 2015 by
by Shannon Davis, PT, DPT If you are parenting a baby who is close to that sit-to-stand-to-walking stage, then listen up!  The products you choose to use, or not, can heavily impact your baby's proper growth and motor development. Currently there are no good product choices that emphasize helping ...
Posted on November 21st, 2014 by
by Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS   Many people don’t realize it, but the right labor position can minimize the trauma and help prevent injuries such as hip separation, low back trauma, and tailbone pain. As a physical therapist specializing in women’s health, I deal with trauma and injury from labor and...
Posted on December 17th, 2013 by
A celebrated developmental milestone is when a 6-month-old baby (give or take a few weeks) can sit up independently. But, what does that mean? The reference books say independent sitting is when a baby is placed in sitting on the floor and can remain there without help from caregivers, other support...
Posted on September 9th, 2013 by
 Perineal Massage Touching the Sacred Gateway, By Jamie Mossay of Embracing Labor One of the most common fears surrounding the birth process for pregnant women is that the tissues of her perineal area (particularly between the vagina/vaginal opening and the rectum/anus) will “tear.”  It has become...
Posted on February 28th, 2013 by
A Physical Therapist specializes in improving the physical function of the joints and muscles, alleviating musculoskeletal pain, assisting recovery from injuries, and can also help with preventing injury and loss of movement. A specially trained Physical Therapist can even work with and move the int...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Melissa Diaz, D.C.   Referred to simply by the brand name, such as Kinesio Tape, Rocktape, and SpiderTech Tape, therapeutic taping is becoming an increasingly popular treatment tool. It was originally developed for the treatment of athletic injuries and various musculoskeletal conditions by Dr....