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As winter sports start up again, we have been seeing more and more Sprained Foot injuries, so we thought we should shed some light on the injury so you can identify the symptoms and ensure that you are receiving the correct treatment. So what does it mean if...

1. Prioritize your goals for therapy. Most parents identify gross motor skills such as sitting and walking as a priority goal, followed by speech and language skills and then fine motor. Working with your therapist, decide when and how often your child would benefit from having various types of early intervention. For example, fine motor skills tend to...

With the commencement of the NDIS in the Nepean Blue Mountains area from 1 July 2015, I thought it would be a good time to discuss about the NDIS and how it could impact you and your family. So what is the NDIS? NDIS stands for the National...

How much time do you spend texting, emailing from your phone, flicking through social media, or just generally looking down at your phone? Text neck is a repetitive strain injury, and one that is seen in a growing number of patients over the past few years. An increasing...

Having good footwear is very important for children, as it impacts on how their foot and anklebones develop. Here are 3 key points you need to look for in a good pair of shoes for your child:   1. Shoes should have straight borders, and not curved like a kidney-shape. That means you cannot...

When I first met 13-month-old Master G and his parents, he was able to roll and sit up independently, but he was not yet crawling and not yet walking. Master G had been diagnosed with mild Cerebral Palsy, and his parents came to see me with the...

Getting a good night’s sleep is dependent on a variety of factors, a major one being your mattress. Do you wake up with lower back pain and feel like you have to stretchto rid the pain? If so, your mattress may not meet your needs. Having a...

Current Consensus on the treatment of Positional Plagiocephaly In Australia, the current consensus is that positional plagiocephaly may be prevented or treated by simple repositioning techniques and by minimising pressure on the head when baby is awake. These simple measures are most effective if implemented from...