Pediatric Speech Therapy language skills

3 Practical Strategies to Improve Receptive, Expressive, and Social Language Skills

What are some strategies to improve my child’s language skills? Kids Place Pediatrics Therapy 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,…

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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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