Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Pediatrics: Hippotherapy vs. Adaptive Riding

Pediatrics: Hippotherapy vs. Adaptive Riding by Justine Gonzales, OTR/L Kids Place Central Occupational Therapist The terms hippotherapy and adaptive riding (formally known as therapeutic riding) are commonly misused. While both approaches incorporate the benefits of riding a horse, there are various differences among the two. To ensure children are receiving the most appropriate horseback riding…

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Comprehensive Lymphedema Management

AzOPT Goodyear now offers Comprehensive Lymphedema Management Ruth Ann Larsen, a licensed physical therapist currently treating at AzOPT Goodyear, is now certified in Lymphdema management. Ruth Ann is accepting new patients immediately. What is Lymphedema?  Lymphedema is persistent swelling of a limb that does not go down with elevation of that limb. What causes Lymphedema?…

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