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...
Progressive now offers Serial Bracing!

Progressive now offers Serial Bracing!

Written By: Mary Pengelley, PT, DPT What is Serial Bracing? Serial bracing is a therapeutic intervention used to decrease muscle tightness, change habitual patterns of movement in a single joint, or improve range of motion.  It can be used for tight heel-cords...
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...
Sensory Toy Recommendations

Sensory Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Teresa Hans, OTR/L & Brittni Barnes, 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!...
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!...