Info to nerd out on for pediatric therapists

Neuroplasticity, physiology, anatomy or anything else that grabs my attention related to childhood disability and rehabilitation
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Nail Your Big Hairy Audacious Goals for Pediatric Therapists
Nail Your Big Hairy Audacious Goals for Pediatric Therapists
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Video 1: The Framework to Understanding How Habits Work
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Scoping review on standing postural control: The primary objectives of this study were (1) to identify measures of standing balance for pediatric populations, and (2) to determine the components of standing postural control captured in each measure using a systems perspective. A secondary objective was to examine how developmental considerations for balance were accounted for in the development or initial pediatric testing of each measure
the words novel mobility device to improve walking for a child with pediatric physical therapy
A Novel Mobility Device to Improve Walking for a Child With ... : Pediatric Physical Therapy
UPSEE case study.. : Pediatric Physical Therapy http://journals.lww.com/…/A_Novel_Mobility_Device_to_Improv…
Infantile Spasms | Pediatrics Clerkship | The University of Chicago Chicago, Children, Special Needs, Signs And Symptoms
Understanding Infantile Spasms
Infantile Spasms | Pediatrics Clerkship | The University of Chicago
From a very nice article: Making Sense of Sensory Processing by Dr. Jamie Chavez, pediatric OT. Occupational Therapy, Auditory Processing Disorder, Adhd, Processing Disorder, Sensory Diet, Sensory Processing Disorder, Occupational Therapy Activities, Pediatric Ot, Auditory Processing
Making Sense Of Sensory Processing
From a very nice article: Making Sense of Sensory Processing by Dr. Jamie Chavez, pediatric OT.
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Baby Videos | Videos for Parents of 0-12 Month Olds | Pathways.org
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Abstracts from The College of Podiatry Annual Conference 2017 - Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
f you think orthotics are an important part of your practice (and you should) you might want to check out some of the Abstracts from The College of Podiatry Annual Conference 2017. I've pasted my favorite below - always such a good feeling when researchers are able to prove what clinicians have been preaching - Thanks Cylie Williams
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Efficacy of ankle foot orthoses types on walking in children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review - PubMed
Efficacy of ankle foot orthoses types on walking in children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review → both hinged and solid AFOs decrease energy expenditure and increase gait speed and function 👍 check it out
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Time, touch and temperature affect perceived finger position and ownership in the grasp illusion
We all know that baby’s learn about their body through touch, but this experiment really drives home how important it is for body perception - so interesting
Having just listened to Nancy Hylton describe the importance of using foot orthoses and & not assuming the most obvious issue is the cause of the problem, this adult msk research caught my attention https://www.physiospot.com/…/foot-exercises-foot-orthoses-…/ Listen to Nancy discuss this here 👉🏻 http://www.wiredondevelopment.com/…/Nancy-Hylton-SPIO-Casca… Fitness, Running Injuries, How To Run Faster, Foot Exercises, Bench Press Set, Blood Pressure, Workout Plan, Calf Muscles
Foot exercises & foot orthoses are more effective than knee focused exercises in individuals with PFJ pain.
Having just listened to Nancy Hylton describe the importance of using foot orthoses and & not assuming the most obvious issue is the cause of the problem, this adult msk research caught my attention https://www.physiospot.com/…/foot-exercises-foot-orthoses-…/ Listen to Nancy discuss this here 👉🏻 http://www.wiredondevelopment.com/…/Nancy-Hylton-SPIO-Casca…
Differential diagnoses are so important for planning treatment and advising parents/teachers - I often think the diagnoses is more dependent on the clinician's own frame of reference than the child's actual issues - ADHD, dypsraxia, SPD, ASD, DCD - it's a minefield! Health, Thyroid Health, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Disorders, Health Blog, Periodontal Disease, Periodontitis, Thyroid Disease
January 2018 Education Newsletter
Differential diagnoses are so important for planning treatment and advising parents/teachers - I often think the diagnoses is more dependent on the clinician's own frame of reference than the child's actual issues - ADHD, dypsraxia, SPD, ASD, DCD - it's a minefield!
the text reads interesting finding in this research on unilateral cpu - the unaffected side is also not typical
Quantitative 3-D Ultrasound of the Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle in Children with Unilateral Spastic Cerebral Palsy - PubMed
Interesting finding in this research on unilateral CP - the unaffected side is also not "typical" - makes me think about history of use and the impact of that on body structure https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28967503
Things worth watching on YouTube Worth, Theories, Info, Neurology, Medicine
Things worth watching on YouTube
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Facilitating interprofessional evidence-based practice in paediatric rehabilitation: development, implementation and evaluation of an online toolkit for health professionals - PubMed
Such amazing quality work produced by this team and freely shared! Nice to see this publication about the work they're doing