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The importance of playgrounds is often underappreciated for children's development, both in terms of motor skills and social skills. Playgrounds assist with sequence of movement planning, for example going down the slide requires the child to plan the best route up to the top of the...

  Osgood-Schlatter syndrome is a painful knee condition that affects adolescents. During a growth spurt, it is thought that the tendon attaching the quadriceps muscle to the knee joint becomes tighter, creating a strain on the growing bone (tibial tuberosity), particularly with physical activities that...

In the current climate, we are encouraged to keep social distances and your child may have to stay at home.  Therapy can continue at home.  Below are some games and activities which will help your child work on their balance, strength and hand-eye coordination while keeping them entertained:  Balancing beam  Indoor bowling  Sock toss to...