Physical Therapy

Vertigo (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)

Vertigo (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) by Brooke Smith, DPT AZOPT Goodyear Clinic Manager and Physical Therapist Dizziness in the form of Vertigo comes in many different varieties.  Commonly, patients who present with vertigo are experiencing what we define as BPPV.  BPPV, or Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, is caused by a disruption of crystals within the…

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Hand Strength: 5 Fun Activities for Children

Hand Strength: 5 Fun Activities for Children by Emma Clark, Student OT Childhood is a critical time for the development of intrinsic hand muscles. Without the proper development of these muscles, children will have delayed fine motor skills or fatigue during fine motor activities. Building hand strength in children leads to the development of skills like…

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