Feeding Difficulties

We assesses and treat children with feeding and weight/growth difficulties using the SOS and AEIOU approach. Our speech therapists are certified in these programs, which integrate many factors, including sensory, oral, motor, behavioral, medical, and...

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Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

Do you experience dizziness, headaches, imbalance? Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) can help improve your quality of life! Do you frequently experience symptoms such as dizziness, imbalance, headaches, nausea, or lightheadedness? These...

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Benefits of Aquatic Therapy for Pregnant Women

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy for Pregnant Women By Amy McClaskey, PTA If you are an expectant mother in need of a low-impact way to exercise without increasing pain, our aquatic therapy program could be a great solution for you! Aquatic therapy is a...

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How Speech Therapy can help Dementia patients

How Speech Therapy can help Dementia patients By Kersten Yutzy, M.A., CCC-SLP                 Dementia is generally thought of as memory loss in older adults, but it’s much more than that....

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Tips For Safely Carrying A School Backpack

While backpacks are a convenient way to carry books and school supplies, an overloaded and/or improperly worn backpack can cause problems, such as pain in the neck or back and promote bad posture, according to the American Physical Therapy...

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Signs Your Child May Need Occupational Therapy

Before we dive into the signs of needing OT, let’s talk about what we do and how we help patients! Occupational Therapists (OT) and Occupational Therapy Assistants focus on the things you want and need to do in your daily life. Occupational...

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Know the Early Signs of Speech and Language Disorders in Children

As the nation recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month this May, our Speech Therapy team encourages families to learn the signs of communication disorders.  Eleven percent of children 3–6 years of age experience a voice, speech,...

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Nursemaid’s Elbow: What is it and how is it treated?

  What is it?  Nursemaid’s elbow is a common injury in young children. Lifting the child up a step by the hand, giving the hand a sudden jerk, or pulling the child away from a dangerous situation can result in a subluxation or...

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Pediatric Pelvic Floor Therapy

Physical Therapy for Childhood Constipation and Incontinence Did you know that 1 in 20 visits to the doctor are for issues with constipation or bowel movements? Childhood constipation is common occurrence and can be successfully treated and...

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Benefits of Dry Needling

  Dry needling is a skilled treatment technique performed by certified physical therapists to treat pain associated with myofascial trigger points as well as scar tissue, bone, tendon and connective tissue pain.     Dry needling gets...

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Tips to Improve Balance and Decrease your Risk of Falling

According to the CDC, in the United States, more than one third of adults aged 65 and older fall each year with 20-30% of those people suffering moderate to severe injuries. As we age, balance deficits and falls may seem “normal” but this...

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Benefits of Pelvic Floor Therapy

Pelvic floor physical therapy involves guided activities to address muscle dysfunction of the pelvic girdle. When these muscles aren’t functioning as they should, it can lead to symptoms that interfere with daily functions. Some of the...

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