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MADE FOR MOVEMENT BLOG

Liz Cowan: Symmetrical positioning or movement? We need both!

One of my concerns as a paediatric physiotherapist is the amount of time children with disabilities spend being static in...

May 8

One of my concerns as a paediatric physiotherapist is the amount of time children with disabilities spend being static in...

Håkon uses the NF-Walker and Innowalk to enhance gross motor skills

Håkon is a five-year-old boy with the rare Vici syndrome, which has given him mental and physical disabilities. Early on,...

April 23

Håkon is a five-year-old boy with the rare Vici syndrome, which has given him mental and physical disabilities. Early on, the...

What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)?

SMA is a serious condition that can worsen over time.

April 6

SMA is a serious condition that can worsen over time.

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease, causing muscle...

10 frequently asked questions on the NF-Walker

Our support sections answers hundreds of questions every day. Here are the ten most frequent ones

March 23

Our support sections answers hundreds of questions every day. Here are the ten most frequent ones .

1. Who can benefit from...

Blogs written by parents with children using Made for Movement devices

Are you looking for inspiration from other parents? Here’s a list of blogs with parents sharing small glimpses of their own,...

March 14

Are you looking for inspiration from other parents? Here’s a list of blogs with parents sharing small glimpses of their own,...

Per Brodal on learning and the brain's plasticity

Per Brodal is one of the speakers we’ve been lucky enough to invite to speak at our seminars for physiotherapists and...

March 9

Per Brodal is one of the speakers we’ve been lucky enough to invite to speak at our seminars for physiotherapists and...

What effect does Innowalk have on children with gross motor impairment?

Research shows promising results for children with cerebral palsy using Innowalk training and stimulation aid.

February 23

Research shows promising results for children with cerebral palsy using Innowalk training and stimulation aid.

A study...

What is Rett Syndrome?

Rett syndrome is a rare disorder that's unfamiliar to a lot of people. It's mostly seen in girls, and only rarely in boys.

February 14

Rett syndrome is a rare disorder that's unfamiliar to a lot of people. It's mostly seen in girls, and only rarely in boys.

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Early intervention is not only possible, but crucial

Key take-aways from the CP-conference in Oslo, January 2018.

February 8

Key take-aways from the CP-conference in Oslo, January 2018.

Growing evidence supports the efficiency of early intervention...

What is it like to be the sibling of someone with a disability?

We tend to focus on children with disabilities and their parents, but what about the brother or sister? Let’s look at some...

January 31

We tend to focus on children with disabilities and their parents, but what about the brother or sister? Let’s look at some of...

What types of outcome measures in cerebral palsy do we have?

There are several outcome measures available for children with cerebral palsy (CP) used within research and clinical...

January 12

There are several outcome measures available for children with cerebral palsy (CP) used within research and clinical practice....

What is GMFCS, and why is it used?

Even though Gross Motor Functions Classification System (GMFCS) is a widespread classification tool, most people is...

December 14

Even though Gross Motor Functions Classification System (GMFCS) is a widespread classification tool, most people is unfamiliar...

December 5

Strength training (or resistance training) is a very common part of sports and physical fitness programs. For many people, the...

How does family-centred services make a difference?

We usually write about treatments or services that focus on a child or an individual, but in this article we’ll look at...

November 30

We usually write about treatments or services that focus on a child or an individual, but in this article we’ll look at...

Having a child with disabilities: Living, challenges and finding time for yourself

«There are a lot of feelings involved with getting a handicapped child. In many ways, you have to adapt to a totally new...

November 22

«There are a lot of feelings involved with getting a handicapped child. In many ways, you have to adapt to a totally new reality

How to transfer the user in and out of the Innowalk

Are you assisting a person using the Innowalk, but not quite sure how to get the user in and out of the assistive device?...

November 13

Are you assisting a person using the Innowalk, but not quite sure how to get the user in and out of the assistive device? Here...

Music therapy for kids with disabilities

Music plays a big part in most people’s lives. It can be relaxing, spark certain feelings and increase quality of life. For...

October 20

Music plays a big part in most people’s lives. It can be relaxing, spark certain feelings and increase quality of life. For...

Technologies and products empowering people with disabilities

Lately, there’s been a huge influx of innovative solutions enabling people with disabilities to live more independent lives....

October 13

Lately, there’s been a huge influx of innovative solutions enabling people with disabilities to live more independent lives. In...

4 fun and accessible water parks for kids with disabilities

Do you miss the fun from this summer? Why don’t you bring the kids for a short break in the water slides? Here are our four...

September 14

Do you miss the fun from this summer? Why don’t you bring the kids for a short break in the water slides? Here are our four...

What can a Made for Movement assistive technology consultant do for you?

Getting the most out of an assistive device is not just about choosing the right one, but also knowing how to use it right....

September 6

Getting the most out of an assistive device is not just about choosing the right one, but also knowing how to use it right....

4 autumn getaways for the whole family

Autumn can be quite hectic, with work and school going at full pace. A short holiday or weekend trip can be a nice break...

August 31

Autumn can be quite hectic, with work and school going at full pace. A short holiday or weekend trip can be a nice break from...

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