1. Low Tone

    February 23, 2015

    Hypotonia is a state of low muscle tone (the amount of tension or resistance to movement in a muscle), often involving reduced muscle strength.   Muscle tone refers to the muscles’ ability to sustain a contraction. Muscle strength refers to the muscles’ power.  Low muscle tone cannot be changed, but improving strength can compensate for […]

  2. Crawling

    February 16, 2015

    Crawling. Is it necessary?  I guess that depends on who you ask.  A few years ago, the American Medical Association was considering eliminating crawling as a developmental milestone.  Not sure whose idea that was, but it wasn’t a good one.  Every developmental milestone is important for the next milestone to develop.  They are the foundation […]

  3. Measles – should you worry?

    February 6, 2015

    With all the hoopla surrounding the recent outbreak, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the Measles.  I have had several parents contact me, worried about their child contracting this disease.  Many of our clients believe that their child had an adverse reaction to vaccines and decided to discontinue the recommended […]

  4. Picky Eating

    February 2, 2015

    If you have ever had a picky eater you know how frustrating it can be!  For most of us, mealtimes are a time to share, relax, socialize, and enjoy each other.  When you have a child that is a picky eater, mealtime is a nightmare!  You literally will dance on your head, bribe, cajole, barter, […]

  5. Ball Skills

    So you think you have the next Major League Baseball player?  Maybe you do!  About 6 years a go I was working with this family, some weeks the mom would come in and other weeks the dad would come in.  These parents were really involved.  They asked a lot of great questions and were always […]

  6. Outside the Box

    Does your child…..   Have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Have attention and/or focus issues? Resist new foods and/or have a limited diet? Experience frequent colds, congestion, or respiratory infections? Seem overly anxious? Worry excessively?   You’re not alone! Join us on February 28th as we discover some of the underlying reasons as to why […]

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