Standing applied functionally has a positive effect on individuals affected by chronic neuro motor disabilities. In early childhood, especially, this approach boosts developmental, social, and emotional gains. Melissa Tally, PT, MPT, ATP, and Erin Pope, PT, MPT, APT, of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Aaron W. Perlman Center, share the concepts behind this approach and identify the critical points in the lifespan when standing can have the greatest benefit on the musculoskeletal system.

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