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Pediatric Services Offered at Kids' Perspective Physical Therapy

Friday, September 23, 2022

At Kids Perspective Physical Therapy, we put our patients and their families first. We will provide you with a thorough evaluation that assesses your child’s gross motor skills as well as recommendations for goals and an appropriate plan of care. 

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September is Newborn Screening Month!

Friday, September 23, 2022

Having your baby screened for medical conditions is a wonderful way to ensure their health and their future. Easy tests can be done by your pediatrician to help determine if any condition is present that treatment or intervention could help. Being able to recognize a problem early and addressing it leads to the greatest success. But this goes beyond medical conditions that could be found by a blood test. Screening for milestone development, or when young children develop skills is also extremely important.

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Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT): What is it?

Monday, September 19, 2022

Pediatric physical therapy is a specialized form of therapeutic rehabilitation aimed at assisting infants, babies, toddlers, and school-aged children in obtaining the skills they need to thrive in their personal, social, educational, and community environments. Skills we often take for granted, like getting in and out of a chair, walking up the stairs, or playing on the playground, can be particularly challenging for some children, especially those with developmental delays or underlying diagnoses.

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Manual Therapy versus surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

This study indicates that there are no statistically different outcomes between undergoing a carpal tunnel release and getting conservative treatment over a one to four year period. The caveat is that the conservative treatment must involve the clinical reasoning and techniques proposed by Fernández-de-las Peñas. This approach involves desensitization techniques to treat the entire upper extremity and neck rather than only a targeted treatment at the carpal tunnel itself.

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Why does my back feel worse when I sit for too long?

Monday, August 8, 2022

When you are sitting for a long time, your posture slowly becomes more and more slumped. This position isn’t necessarily bad for a short period of time, but when you stay in this position for prolonged periods, that’s where you can run into trouble. What happens over time is known as a “creep” phenomenon where a low load on the lower back over a long duration can lead to changes in ligament and tissue length and tension. For the spine, this change in tissue length and tension puts other structures such as the intervertebral discs at higher risk of being overloaded. 

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