Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?. The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you've been relaxing - enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you've been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have the beginnings of deconditioning.. Deconditioning explained. Exercise creates many changes in your body - your heart begins to pump blood more efficiently...
Posted on 2020-08-06
Messy Sensory Play At Home by Samantha Hilbish, OTR/L What is messy play? It is almost exactly what it sounds like! Messy play is anything that provides sensory input to the body through touch, smell, and sometimes even taste. Messy play is beneficial to children as they grow. As infants, children explore their world through all their senses. Everything is new to them, so providing a variety of sensory input helps their sensory systems to develop into more mature systems. One way to introd...
Posted on 2020-07-30
4 Exercises for Toe Walkers You Can Do at Home. by Angeli Calaunan, PTA and Robyn Reyes, PTA Is Toe Walking Normal? “Toe walking” is referred to as a condition where a person walks on their toes without placing weight on their heel. As children start to learn how to walk, standing or cruising on the balls of their feet is common. Failure of a person’s heel to contact the floor results in a toe to toe walking pattern. This is considered part of normal development ...
Posted on 2020-07-28
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