How to Know if Your Child Needs Counseling

All kids go through emotional ups and downs from time to time. Bouts of irritability, anger, feeling down in the dumps, trouble with friends and family are all part of life. In truth children have a lot of the same mental health problems as adults do. Some are typical and some issues can become […]

What is Schroth Therapy for Scoliosis?

Schroth therapy is a method of positioning, stretching and strengthening activities that are specifically designed to treat scoliosis. In the past, research has found that typical exercise plans of generalized strengthening and/or chiropractic adjustments are ineffective for the treatment of scoliosis. This is because scoliosis is an imbalance of strength on either side of […]

Hey Kids, It’s Time to Play!

The role of a child is to play! Learning and knowledge is grounded in physical interaction with the world. When a child moves, they learn balance, coordination, endurance, core strength, visual motor integration, and social skills. Having children engage in intrinsically motivating, child-directed, active, and freely chosen activities is critical for their development.

Why […]

Is Your Child Having Too Much Screen Time?

Recommended screen time allowance:

Children less than 18 months: Avoid use of screen media other than video-chatting

Children 18-24 months: If choosing to introduce screen media to children, do so with supervision and talk about what your child is seeing – this will help them learn about the world around them!

Children 2-5 years: 1 hour a […]