Month: March 2021

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Teletherapy 101: What Parents Need to Know About Teletherapy for Kids

What is teletherapy? Teletherapy is therapy that is provided over a live video. At Infinity Kids, we can provide all of our services with teletherapy, including consultations, evaluations, and treatment sessions.  Teletherapy is very similar to in-person therapy sessions, but the child and parent/caregiver are able to participate from the comfort of your own home. Our …

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10 Signs Your Child May Need Physical Therapy

There is a common misconception that pediatric physical therapists only treat kids with sports injuries! Pediatric physical therapists are specialized in working with children of all ages, from newborns to young adults, and can address many different diagnoses and symptoms. Here are 10 signs your child may need physical therapy and how they can benefit from …

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What Is a Pediatric Physical Therapist and What to Expect During an Evaluation?

What is a pediatric physical therapist, and what should you expect during an evaluation or treatment session? Pediatric physical therapists work with children of all ages, from birth through 18 years old. They help address many different illnesses, injuries, or conditions that limit a child’s ability to move or function in their daily life. Physical …

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Occupational Therapy vs Physical Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) have definite overlap in their jobs. Each discipline aims to improve their clients’ quality of life and overall functioning. Both provide hands on care that is individualized based on their client’s needs. OT’s and PT’s will often treat the same conditions. So, how do you know what kinds of therapy are appropriate …

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What Are the Conditions that Can Be Treated with Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

Would your child benefit from occupational therapy intervention? Here are conditions treated with occupational therapy: Fine motor challenges could present with: Difficulty manipulating toys and puzzles, holding a pencil, using silverware or straws at an age-appropriate time, using scissors, using zippers, buttons, shoelaces, coloring, drawing, tracing, prewriting shapes, poor handwriting, letter/number formation, or avoiding tasks and games that …

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What Does a Pediatric Occupational Therapist Do?

Therapists who work in pediatric settings have a special role in the development or healing of children with injuries, developmental delays, or chronic conditions that affect their development. A pediatric occupational therapist focuses on helping children develop the skills they need to grow into functional, independent adults. Incorporating play into practice as a way of motivating …

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