Category: Blog

Postpartum Depression

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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Craniosacral Therapy

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

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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Why does my sensory child not explore their environment?

As a parent, it can be concerning when you notice that your infant or toddler does not seem interested in exploring the world around them. Perhaps they don’t like the feel of grass or other textures, or they never seem to put things in their mouth like other children their age do. You may be wondering if this is related to sensory processing and what can be done to help your child. In this article, we will explore the possible causes of this behavior, how it may be related to sensory processing, and what you can do to help your child explore more.

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Orofacial Myofunctional

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs): Can they Impact Speech, Swallowing, and Dentition? 

Swallowing is a natural process that most people don’t even think about. However, some people may develop incorrect swallow patterns, which can lead to speech, orthodontic, and/or dental problems. If you, or your child, have been told that you are swallowing incorrectly and you notice this is affecting your speech and/or teeth, you may be experiencing an orofacial myofunctional disorder (OMD).

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Understanding Bedwetting in Children

Bedwetting, medically known as nocturnal enuresis, is a common issue that many children experience during their early years. As a parent, it’s natural to wonder when bedwetting typically stops and whether your child may have an underlying issue related to incontinence.

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Infant Feeding

Infant Feeding Issues and Professionals Best Suited to Help

By: Red Door Pediatric Staff  Difficulty with feeding is a concerning issue for parents and caregivers. Proper nutrition is crucial for typical growth and development. When infants are not getting enough to eat, it can lead to a variety of health problems. If you are experiencing feeding concerns with your

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