Pediatric Speech Therapy

Language Skills- Pediatric ST Video

Kids Place celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month. Check out this video from Lauryn, Stephanie, and Paige, Speech Therapists at Kids Place Central, to learn more about how you can improve your child’s receptive and expressive language skills at home. For more information, please visit: Receptive and Expressive Language Skills – Examples Encouraging Early Developing…

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Physical Therapy

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month by Kyle Carroll, DPT AzOPT Glendale Physical Therapist Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, degenerative neurologic disease that affects the brain’s ability to produce specific chemicals that allow normal, smooth movement and motor planning. It affects approximately 50,000 people in the United States every year with about 1 million people…

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Aquatic TherapyPhysical Therapy

Using Aquatic Therapy to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Using Aquatic Therapy to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis by Blake McDonald, DPT AzOPT Buckeye Doctor of Physical Therapy Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is an irreversible condition that will eventually require surgery.  So why bother treating the knee with physical therapy if it is just prolonging the inevitable, right? WRONG! Oftentimes, knee replacement surgery is only…

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Pediatric Physical TherapyPediatric Occupational Therapy

How Hippotherapy Is Used with Pediatric Therapy

How Hippotherapy Is Used with Pediatric Therapy by Martina Tannahill, DPT Kids Place Central Pediatric Physical Therapist The term hippotherapy originates from the Greek word, “hippos” meaning horse. Hippotherapy involves using the natural gait and movement of a horse as a treatment tool and strategy that can be incorporated and integrated into an occupational or…

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