A Day in the Life of a Red Door Physical Therapist

Welcome to Red Door Pediatric Therapy, where each day is an opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of children. Our therapists don’t just come to work; they come to inspire, heal, and empower. Let’s glimpse what a day in the life of our physical therapists looks like, showcasing the blend of professional fulfillment and personal well-being. Morning…

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Joining Red Door: Transforming Lives as an Occupational Therapist

Join the vibrant team at Red Door Pediatric Therapy, where being an Occupational Therapist is about empowering children and enriching your career. Our approach goes beyond traditional therapy; it's about creating meaningful life changes, including your own. The Role of an Occupational Therapist at Red Door  As an Occupational Therapist here, you can use your skills in unique and innovative…

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The Red Door Experience: Where Professional Growth Meets Personal Well-being

Welcome to Red Door Pediatric Therapy, where we're redefining what it means to have a fulfilling healthcare career. Here, we understand that true job satisfaction comes from a harmonious blend of professional growth and personal well-being. This concept resonates deeply in today's fast-paced world, especially for those who seek meaningful work. The Essence of Work at Red Door  At Red…

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Navigating Sensory Overload: Addressing Loud Noises and Automatic Toilets for Kids in Public Bathrooms

For children with sensory processing disorders (SPD), public bathrooms can become a battleground of overwhelming sensations, especially when confronted with the loud sounds emitted by toilets, hand dryers, and the startling nature of automatic flushing toilets. These sensory challenges often heighten anxiety and discomfort, making a routine bathroom visit a distressing experience.

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The Therapeutic Magic of Snowman Building for Children: Insights from Therapists

Winter brings a whimsical invitation to engage in outdoor activities, and one age-old tradition stands out among the snow-covered landscapes: building a snowman. Beyond being a fun pastime, the act of creating a snowman offers a multitude of therapeutic benefits for school-aged children. Occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech therapists recognize the profound advantages embedded within this seemingly simple activity.

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My Child Is a PiCkY eAtEr!

As a parent, it can be a challenge to feed a picky eater. We all want our children to eat a healthy and balanced diet, but sometimes it feels like all they want to eat are chicken nuggets and mac and cheese. While picky eating is common in young children, it can be frustrating for parents who want to ensure their child is getting the nutrients they need.

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I am really struggling after having a baby!

Welcoming a new baby into the world can be a joyous and exciting time, but it can also bring about a range of emotions, including sadness and anxiety. Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common mental health disorder that affects many new parents and can last up to three years after giving birth.

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Exploring Craniosacral Therapy in Pediatric Physical Therapy: Benefits and Integration

As parents, we are always on the lookout for effective therapies that can support our children's health and well-being. One emerging practice in the field of pediatric physical therapy is craniosacral therapy (CST). In this article, we will delve into what craniosacral therapy entails and how physical therapists are incorporating it into treatment sessions for children. We will also explore potential benefits over time that CST can offer to your child's overall development.

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Sensory Processing:  Does your child show signs of this?

As a parent, it can be incredibly frustrating and concerning when your child seems to be unable to calm down and is constantly "all over the place." While this behavior can have many different causes, one possibility to consider is that your child may be experiencing sensory processing issues. Here we'll discuss what sensory issues are, what they might look like in your child, and what you can do to get help.

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Dyslexia, Reading, Math, and the Assessment Process

Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that affects an individual's ability to read, write and spell. While reading is often the primary area of difficulty, it can also impact math skills. In this article, we will discuss how dyslexia affects reading and math skills and what the testing process looks like for dyslexia.

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