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August 28, 2016

The model pictured can perform knee extension here to make the swing go forward and back without support otherwise.Many children need me to be in front to stabilize their feet to make the push off more successful. I like this activity because very little pushing is sti...

August 21, 2016

I usually use manual resistance, but sometimes I pull out the theraband, especially if I think the child (with parent’s assistance) might do this exercise at home. Sometimes, kids like the challenge of progressing up from the easiest color of theraband to the hardest....

August 13, 2016

This is an effective way to work on internal rotation strengthening in standing. Kids tend to like it. Watch to make sure the movement is coming from the hip and not the knee or ankle .I love using a piece of paper under the shoe/foot to decrease the resistance for mov...

August 7, 2016

There just wasn’t really a good angle for this exercise. So, forgive me as I describe it. The child lies prone and laterally flexes to one side.  He flexes his hip and touches his elbow to his knee on the same side. Then he laterally flexes the other direction with uni...

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