Category: Gait Trainers

Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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What Moves You?

Teaching mobility versus developing motor skills based on the developmental continuum. by Michelle Fox-Hustwaite, MA, OTR/L, ATP  Upon researching developmental milestones for children, a variety of charts will be found that present physical, cognitive, communication, and social lists of skills. These lists include ages at which most children develop each skill. The Centers for Disease […]

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Assessment Is the First Step

Pediatric patients with mobility issues present unique challenges in rehabilitation. In the teen years, assessment and treatment are similar to those used in an adult population. Younger children may require playful approaches employing games and

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