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What is Torticollis? What is Plagiocephaly? Physiotherapy can help!

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

TORTICOLLIS AND PLAGIOCEPHALY Torticollis is a common condition in babies that results in the child keeping their head turned or tipped to one side.  Children with torticollis often also have plagiocephaly or “flattening” on one side of their head as a result of consistently resting to the same side. HOW DOES PHYSIOTHERAPY HELP? Early intervention […]

Can physiotherapy help your child’s concussion?

Posted on: September 21st, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

WHAT IS A CONCUSSION: A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that affects brain function.  Children are 2.5x more susceptible to sustaining a concussion and generally display a longer recovery time than adults.  Once a child has sustained a concussion, they are also more vulnerable to a second injury.  Seeking medical attention following a concussion […]

CYP Fall Fitness Classes

Posted on: August 5th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Welcome to Calgary Youth Physiotherapy Fitness Classes and if you are returning to our classes, thank you for your continued participation over the past year! In the upcoming year (2017-18) we are offering the following classes: JUMP START (12 weeks) Wednesdays 4 – 4:45pm These classes have been implemented to service children 7-11 years of […]

Swimming Pool Safety

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Are you spending the summer at the lake or around a swimming pool? Learn some helpful tips on keeping your child safe. Swimming Safety

Trampoline Injuries

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Do you have a backyard trampoline? What are the risks? What do our Canadian pediatrician’s think about preventing trampoline injuries? Take a look at the link below to see their position statement. Trampoline use in homes and playgrounds

Baseball and Softball Injuries

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

If you are a parent, physician, pediatrician or physical therapist wondering about baseball and softball injuries in children; then read this summary and policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, including types of injury, reasons for injury and proper management. Baseball and Softball – Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness

Preventing Playground Injuries

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

What do our Canadian pediatrician’s think about preventing playground injuries? Take a look at the link below to see their position statement. Preventing Playground Injuries

Injury in Kids Sports

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Wondering about injury in kids sports? Here is an American review to summarize incidence of injury and basic management. Kids’ Sports Injuries – the Numbers are Impressive

Tricycle Safety

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Are you wondering about tricycle safety? Should your child be wearing a helmet? Here are a few tips for tricycle safety this summer… Read more on AAP News.

Mobile Adventure Playground

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Looking for summer fun at a challenging playground for your child? This is a mobile adventure playground may be coming to your Calgary neighbourhood. http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Locations/Adventure-Playgrounds.aspx  

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