Torticollis

By | 2016-11-14T15:06:42+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Child 1, Child 2, Child Category 01, Child Category 02, Child Category 03, Child Category 04, Child Category 05, Child Category I, Child Category II, Child Category III, Fitness, Grandchild Category, Health, Parent, Parent Category, Parent Category I, Parent Category II, Parent Category III, personable, Uncategorized|

Meet Brooks, a 4 month old who was diagnosed with right-sided Torticollis at 7 weeks old. Torticollis is a congenital muscular tightness in which the infant's head is turned to one side and has the inability to turn in the opposite direction due to a tight and shortened sternocleidomastoid muscle. In most cases parents notice once the head has started to flatten on one side of their skull, it often protrudes at the front of the skull [...]

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What do you think of you hear “occupational therapist”?

By | 2016-11-12T15:26:44+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Parent Category I|

I feel like most people know what a PT (physical therapist) does, but aren't as knowledgeable about OT (occupational therapy.) Actual definition: "A form of therapy for those recuperating from physical or mental illness that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of activities required in daily life."  (Which in my opinion pretty much tells you nothing.) Real life application at Premier Therapy:  Michele Jarzynka, OT is the expert of the forearm, wrist, hand and fingers... there are 34 muscles in [...]

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