pediatric physical therapy

5 Simple Tips to Prevent Torticollis

Commonly referred to as “twisted” or “wry neck,” torticollis is a common musculoskeletal problem in children. The condition is caused by tightness in the sternalcleidomastoid muscle, which results in an abnormal tilt of the head and neck.  If a child's left side is affected, he or she would tilt ear to shoulder on the left and rotate their head to the right.

"Homework" Essential for Pediatric Therapy Patients

Good Shepherd PediatricsFor children with developmental delays, orthopedic and/or medically complex issues, outpatient therapy with pediatric physical, speech and occupational therapists can be extremely helpful in maximizing function and independence.

Back-to-School Fashion Trend Can Cause Back Pain

back to school trendForget peplum tops and detailed denim. One of the hottest trends in back-to-school fashion is a functional accessory – messenger bags. Hip, crossbody bags have replaced the more traditional two-strap backpack as the book bag of choice for preschool to preteen kids.