Tag Archives: Pediatrics

Treatments for Rocker-Bottom Foot


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel This clinical question was received from Holly: Is there anything that can be done for a severe rocker bottom foot? Child is 8, spastic diplegia, has heel cord contracture, but has had two heel cord lengthenings. … Continue reading

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Register now for our Annual Therapies in the School Conference


We would like to remind you to register for our popular conference. This conference sold out last year and we would not want you to be disappointed:   Fifteenth Annual THERAPIES in the SCHOOLConference November 20-21, 2014Framingham, MA Join us at this popular … Continue reading

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Therapist Looking for Help for Baby with Torticollis


Post from Brandy: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hi! I was hoping to get some other professional’s input on my torticollis baby that I am seeing now. This baby came in initially as a right sided torticollis, came in for the 3rd … Continue reading

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Therapies in the School Online CEU Courses – Testimonial


Great Testimonial for our Online Courses….. thank you Amanda“What can I say, I am already halfway through my online version of Therapies in the School and I have already learned so much about current topics that I was interested in!!! … Continue reading

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Therapies in the School Early Bird Registration


We are pleased to share with you the outline for our Popular annual conference:And we would like to offer you our: Early Bird Registration Rate of $399 Register for the TWO DAYS of the conference before July 1, 2014 and get a reduced rate of  $399.  Mention “Therapies … Continue reading

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Cindy Miles Reviews APTA article: Physical Therapy Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis – CPG


Post from our Faculty Member: Cindy Miles In the winter issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy 2013;25:348–394; the APTA – Section on Pediatrics published Physical Therapy Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis: an Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). Based on a systematic … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 2


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis Considering the three components of EBP, therapy has been particularly lacking in the area of research.  Conducting high-level research is difficult for many reasons.  One of the issues is finding outcome measures that are sensitive … Continue reading

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PT Seeks Input Helping a Child with Torticollis


Jill Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hello, I am working with a child with Goldenhar Syndrome and significant right torticollis. I have been working with him for almost a year, and we have had phases of the neck alignment improving, but … Continue reading

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An Experts Response to the Tummy Time Question:


Ask an expert:   Barbara Hodge, PT, Coordinator-Instructor Pediatric NDT Q. Is there value of “tummy time” for children with neuromuscular issues?  I do say for many children with neuromuscular issues the floor is not their friend.  The value of … Continue reading

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Occuaptional Therapist – Pilot Study – The Effectiveness of Interventions to Increase In-Seat Behavior


We wanted to share this pilot study from an Occupational Therapist. What are your thoughts? Efficacy of Sensory-based Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Pilot Study An Occupational Therapist working in a pre-school program used the SymTrend data … Continue reading

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