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I recently encountered a very sad situation where a family was involved in a high-speed motor vehicle accident. Out of this sad event, I saw a very vital lesson we need all need to be reminded of: Child safety when travelling in a car. My...

It has been a known fact for many years that too much sitting is bad for our general health and well-being. Unfortunately, for many, it is an inevitable reality that we will spend at least 8-9 hours a day sitting at a desk at work....

With the weather warming up and summer round the corner, many families will be spending more time out and about enjoying the wonderful outdoor space we have in neighbourhood parks and beaches. Great outdoor activities would include bike riding and swimming. So when I first...

Did you know, four out of five people experience back pain? Many patients we see and treat experience an ache in their back or sudden sharp pains but they aren’t really sure what caused the pain. You see there are several factors that could contribute to...

Encourage your child to do the following exercises regularly to keep their chest clear. These guidelines are general and used as a preventative measure. If your child has fevers and a wet cough, it is best to seek medical advice to allow for an individualized...

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting young Master J, and I thought I would share with everyone this success story. The main points to highlight are these: Trust your own judgement as a parent; Seek out the right experts in order to get the right diagnosis; Effective...

It is extremely common for neck pain to have a direct relationship with poor posture. When the alignment of the head and spine is out of line, the neck is more prone to injury. Often this mal-alignment is due to the effects of wear and...

1. Reward Good Behaviours Immediately. Children don’t have the concept of time, but have a great understanding of cause and effect. So don’t wait! Give praise immediately when your child does something good. This may be as simple as paying attention to your child when they...

As the winter weather brings us frosty cold days, I hope everyone has been keeping well. I thought that this month I would discuss the “frosty” topic of behaviour management. As a paediatric physiotherapist, the children I see range from newborns to 18 year olds,...