Blog Category: IMOT


February Spotlight: Intensive Therapy Sessions

First of all, we want to say we hope you all had a blessed holiday season and to wish you all a very Happy New Year from MMPT! 2014 has definitely started out w...
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Kelsey's Super Graduation Party

Kelsey is a huge fan of Superman, so it was an easy party theme to figure out. Melanie has worked with Kelsey in PT for about 12 years. She was only a little ti...
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What is Dysphagia?

At Melanie Massey Physical Therapy, our Speech-Language Pathologists work with individuals experiencing swallowing disorders to increase swallowing safety and p...
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Sippy Cups and Their Effect of Speech Development

CHOOSING THE RIGHT SIPPY CUP Is your child ready for a sippy cup? As parents, we all look forward to this milestone for our children, but did you know that pick...
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National Play Catch Week

Playing catch is a great way for children to learn social skills, reciprocal play (taking turns), hand-eye coordination, and depth perception. It also works to ...
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Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex: Could it be making your child's school work harder?

Reflexes are involuntary movements or actions. Babies are born with several primitive reflexes to assist with birthing and development, and they integrate or di...
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The Importance of Nutrition Pre & Post-Op

Imagine you are preparing for a marathon. You can not start training the day of, right? You have to start training months in advance to maximize your performanc...
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Let's Talk About Aphasia

What is Aphasia? Aphasia is a language disorder that is caused by impairment to specific areas in the brain that control a person’s ability to understand and/...
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Choosing the Proper Running Shoe

Do Your Research Everybody has a different foot and different lower body structure.  It is important to research and find the right shoe and brand that is righ...
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Tips for Healthy Running

Use a "Sprinting Form" Use a “Sprinting Form,” aka Midfoot Strike, no matter your speed. Even at a jogging pace, you should always run with sprinting form.&...
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Lymphedema & Nutrition

Why is nutrition important? Diet plays a huge role in our bodies, affecting our health in many ways. Mental, emotional and physical health are all impacted by w...
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What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a neurological speech sound disorder seen in ages 3-21 in which the consistency of move...
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