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Any Ideas on How to Improve Gait and Balance in an 11 Year Old with Dystonia?

GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: Any ideas on how to improve gait and balance in an 11 year old with dystonia? Backwards gait is OK but forward stepping is very ataxic and asymmetry increases with increased speed. Nothing … Continue reading

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Toe Walking – the Clinical Challenge for Therapists

GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel As a physical therapist, and a pediatric one at that, I get numerous referrals every year for children who toe walk. Often, that is the only information provided from the physician. Early on, I would look … Continue reading

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PT’s, OT’s Looking for Ways to Improve Head Control

GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel.   Patricia submitted this question: So how do you improve head control? I have tried several courses and have left with no real answer to this question. Do you have any ideas? Head control is a … Continue reading

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Exciting News! We Would Like to Introduce our Guest Blogger – Kathryn Biel, Pediatric Therapist

Let Me Introduce Myself I first found Education Resources, Inc. when I was a brand new graduate, way back at the turn of the century. At the suggestion of my soon-to-be-place of employment, I attended a School-Based OT/PT Conference. I … Continue reading

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