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Indoor Play Places in Calgary

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Exercise year round is important for your child. See why below! Also, see where you can find an indoor play place in Calgary for those frosty snowy days. http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/exercise.html http://calgaryplaygroundreview.com/calgarys-indoor-playgrounds/

Adapted Physical Activity in Alberta

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

Is your child looking for a recreational activity but having difficulty because of his or her special needs?  Check out this list of recreational adaptive activities for the Calgary area!  This list is especially helpful as the activities are categorized by age for easier reference!

Keeping Your Child Active this Winter

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

WINTER… GETTING YOUR CHILD STRONGER BY THE DAY WITH WINTER PLAY …How to help your child have fun and make good gross motor gains over the winter months. As winter comes upon us, and as the cold weather hits, a general desire to “cocoon” ourselves and our children presides. There is an easy contentedness that […]

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

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