Physical Therapy dry needling

Can Dry Needling Help My Headaches?

This Unique Protocol May Help Your Headaches Are you suffering from chronic migraines and headaches? Dry needling might be the solution for you! But first, let’s differentiate between migraines and cervicogenic headaches, as oftentimes these get mistaken. Cervicogenic headaches include neck stiffness, reduced range of motion, pain limited to one side of the neck, and pain…

Read more
Physical Therapy PT

Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists – What’s the Difference?

Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists – What’s the Difference? There are many misconceptions regarding the similarities and differences between physical therapy, chiropractors and massage therapy. Patients often believe they are the same thing. In fact, the three professions have very different theories regarding the preferred method of treatment, the benefits of each treatment, and the…

Read more
Pediatric Occupational Therapy handwriting activities

8 Fun Handwriting Activities for Kids  

8 Fun Handwriting Activities for Kids   Summer is an opportune time to hone in your child’s handwriting skills. Handwriting can be a difficult skill for children to learn. If your child tends to have difficulty focusing during writing activities, try to switch up the activity. Here are fun activities to help your child stay engaged when…

Read more
Pediatric Occupational Therapy summer activities for child development

10 Fun Summer Activities to Promote Child Development 

10 Fun Summer Activities to Promote Child Development  by Marisa Fiorentino, OTR/L Kids Place North Pediatric Occupational Therapist As summer rolls around, finding activities to keep your kids busy and entertained seems daunting. Luckily, there are hundreds of activities for your home that are both fun and help with various developmentally appropriate skills and occupations.…

Read more
Pediatric Occupational TherapyKids Place NewsPediatric Feeding Therapy overstuffed mouth

How to Prevent an Overstuffed Mouth in Your Child

It’s dinner time. You’re all eating around the table, and suddenly your child’s plate is almost empty! But alas… all of the food is still in their mouth, stuffed to the brim. How do you prevent an overstuffed mouth in your child? Read on to find out! What is Overstuffing?  Overstuffing is when your child…

Read more