Category: Physical Therapy

Biking: A Pathway to Child Development from Red Door Pediatric Therapy

Biking: A Pathway to Child Development

Springtime in North Dakota presents a perfect backdrop for a cherished childhood activity: biking. At Red Door Pediatric Therapy, we recognize the myriad benefits biking offers to children’s development. From Minot to Grand Forks, and Bismarck to Beulah, families are discovering how this simple activity is not just about recreation,

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Understanding Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Incontinence in Children from Red Door Pediatric Therapy

Understanding Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Incontinence in Children

Pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence in children are sensitive issues that can significantly impact a child’s life. Understanding these conditions and knowing how to address them effectively is important. Defining Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Incontinence Common Issues and Symptoms Children with pelvic floor dysfunction may experience: The Role of Professionals

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W Sitting and the Importance of Posture from Red Door Pediatric Therapy

W Sitting and the Importance of Posture

“W sitting” is a term you might not be familiar with, but it’s important to consider in your child’s development. It refers to a sitting posture where children sit on the floor with their legs forming a ‘W’ shape. At Red Door Pediatric Therapy, we emphasize the need to understand

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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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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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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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Physical Therapy and Infants

Why do some infants need PT and how do I know if my child is one of them? By: Laura Kendall, DPT How do you know your child is meeting motor development skills on time? How do you know if your infant needs Physical Therapy (PT)? Difficulties in infancy can

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By: Laura Kendall, DPT Exploration of the world starts in infancy. Some infants, however, have limited motion, specifically with their neck. This is often due to a tight neck muscle, typically the sternocleidomastoid, and is called torticollis. Torticollis is a condition that occurs in infants and can be diagnosed shortly

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