Pediatric Feeding TherapyPediatric Speech Therapy

How a Tongue Tie Can Affect Your Child

How a Tongue Tie Can Affect Your Child by Kacie Bartlett, CCC-SLP Kids Place West Pediatric Speech, Language and Feeding Therapist According to the Affiliation of Tongue-Tie professionals (IATP), “tongue tie is an embryological remnant of tissue in the midline between the undersurface of the tongue and floor of the mouth that restricts normal tongue…

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Physical Therapy

Injury Prevention for the Performance Athlete

Injury Prevention for the Performance Athlete (Dancer) by Taylor Kitkowski, DPT AzOPT Glendale Doctor of Physical Therapy In the world of sports, performance athletes, or dancers, are often overlooked. However, dance requires high levels of physical demands in addition to maintaining a lean body type. These factors make young dancers more susceptible to injuries. Dance…

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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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