Scatter Joy – the realization of potential

Scatter Joy – the realization of potential

“I never knew I could change what I was born with. I thought I was just stuck with it. Now I know I can improve. I am good at math AND good at physical therapy.” After ~ 2 years of participating in weekly PT, these were the...
5 Questions to ask when deciding on a supported stander

5 Questions to ask when deciding on a supported stander

In an earlier post, I wrote about the research and clinic evidence for getting our kids who experience disabilities up on their feet and moving. But making a decision about the type  of stander can be tricky especially since we need to justify...
Heads UP!  What parents need to know about their baby’s head

Heads UP! What parents need to know about their baby’s head

Fast paced growth – great ready! Your baby’s head will grow close to 200%  from their birth until they reach the age of two years old!  Their cranial (head) bones are designed to keep up with this rapid brain growth, which makes your...
Our babies’ heads:  8 “clinical pearls” from a 2015 study

Our babies’ heads: 8 “clinical pearls” from a 2015 study

Plagiocephaly, which literally means “misshapen head,” is becoming a fairly common impairment for babies. One that, as a pediatric physical therapist, currently accounts for ~ 30% of my daily appointments. When I first began as a pedi PT over 30+...
Published!  “Harnessed Yet Unleashed”

Published! “Harnessed Yet Unleashed”

I am honored to have my experiences with Alec published this month in our professional magazine, PT in Motion, as part of their “Defining Moment” column. I chose to write about Alec and his dad, Dave, and the how their joint...

Why do I write?

I think – I search – I process – I write – I learn – I change….. Everyday in my clinical and teaching practices, I pause and reflect on what I am doing and why. I am often challenged or baffled by new and...