Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

Written By: Kristine Farley, OTR/L What is PCIMT?  Progressive Pediatric Therapy is offering pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (PCIMT). PCIMT is a program to improve strength and mobility in the affected arm of children with hemiplegia (weakness on one...
Using the Galileo Vibration Platform in Occupational Therapy Treatment.

Using the Galileo Vibration Platform in Occupational Therapy Treatment.

Written By: Grace Chang, OTD, OTR/L Occupational therapists at Progressive Pediatric Therapy often use the Galileo whole body vibration platform to augment their therapy by providing low impact, smooth but powerful vibration input to a child’s body. The input of the...
From the Occupational Therapist’s Point of View: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on our Children’s Development.

From the Occupational Therapist’s Point of View: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on our Children’s Development.

Written By: Brittni Barnes, OTR/L, Tara Ghorbani, OTR/L, Edited by: Megan Sliski, PT, DPT As we enter another year it is important to reflect on the events that happened during 2020. COVID-19 has impacted the world and our children have demonstrated resilience, though...
School Age to Teens Toy Recommendations

School Age to Teens Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...
Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...