Regardless of the age of your baby, they should definitely be spending some time on their tummy. Tummy time helps with your baby’s development but at the same time limits the chances of developing plagiocephaly (flatness of the head) or torticollis (adaptive shortening of the muscles on one side of the neck), which are commonContinue Reading »
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Intoeing, sometimes referred to as being “pigeon-toed”, is a relatively common condition that primarily effects toddlers and children and can involve one or both feet. Intoeing is typically first noticed when children begin walking. However, there are cases when intoeing presents itself later on in childhood. In many cases, intoeing doesn’t interfere with a child’sContinue Reading »
The Role of Physiotherapy for Developmental Delay in Children Every child’s development is unique, each of them attaining the various milestones of development at their own pace. Small delays in reaching these milestones can be normal and are often not a cause for concern. However, if your child is showing an ongoing delay in attainingContinue Reading »
Torticollis, sometimes referred to as wry neck, is a condition characterized by an asymmetrical head and/or neck position due to involuntary neck muscle contractions. Over time, this can result in the shortening of these muscles, causing pain and discomfort when moving the head in certain directions. Torticollis can affect individuals of all ages but theContinue Reading »
When we think about physiotherapy, we too often forget to think about the little ones. Babies, infants, children, and youth of all ages can truly benefit from the services provided by a physiotherapist! Some childhood conditions that could benefit from physiotherapy include: torticollis, neurological conditions, hip dysplasia, development delays, and congenital issues. Here are justContinue Reading »