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January 28, 2017

  1. Stamp in Bridge

This is a good activity to work on strength but also balance and weight shift for some clients.  You can have your client stamp the same foot over and over or alternate legs.  I always find my clients do best if I tell them up front how many stamp...

January 22, 2017

I set this picture up in a way that would allow a photo. This is not really how I do this activity in the clinic. I have the parent sit on the 10” bench facing the child in the swing. In front of the parent is the 16” bench like a desk. I instruct the parent to hold do...

January 15, 2017

By having my client stabilize his foot on the floor, I get less cheating with hip flexion and hip internal rotation.  Place the target carefully. Often I will passively take the foot to their end range position to see how much movement is possibly to help guide me in t...

January 7, 2017

Don’t forget righting reactions extend all the way down to the feet. It is worth trying rockerboard work to see if you can get some dorsiflexion activation with balance reactions with anterior/posterior tilting. I usually let the child place one foot in front and one f...

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