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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...

How can people with disabilities benefit from occupational therapy?

We have previously talked about physical therapy and how it has the opportunity to enrich an individual’s life. But what...

June 8

We have previously talked about physical therapy and how it has the opportunity to enrich an individual’s life. But what about...

Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory Computer Adaptive Test (PEDI-CAT)

There is a continuous need of assessing patients. Either to understand the severity of a diagnosis, to predict future...

May 26

There is a continuous need of assessing patients. Either to understand the severity of a diagnosis, to predict future outcome,...

4 Benefits of Using the NF-Walker in Everyday Life

Assistive devices can increase your child’s quality of life through enabling upright standing and walking. Here are four...

May 16

Assistive devices can increase your child’s quality of life through enabling upright standing and walking. Here are four...

Top 7 Books for Children with Disabilities

There is nothing nicer than getting cozy and reading a good book with your child – particularly when they carry a positive...

May 12

There is nothing nicer than getting cozy and reading a good book with your child – particularly when they carry a positive...

The benefits of goal directed training for individuals with disabilities

For an intervention to be goal directed training, it has to begin with a goal, which must be practiced until achieved. But...

April 27

For an intervention to be goal directed training, it has to begin with a goal, which must be practiced until achieved. But what...

Physical Therapy for Adults with Cerebral Palsy

For individuals with cerebral palsy, it is recommended to start physical therapy as soon as possible. But what does it...

April 21

For individuals with cerebral palsy, it is recommended to start physical therapy as soon as possible. But what does it entail...

5 Common Challenges for Adults with CP

There’s a lot of focus on children with CP. But children with CP grow into adults with CP, with their own set of challenges...

March 22

There’s a lot of focus on children with CP. But children with CP grow into adults with CP, with their own set of challenges...

What is Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy can help children and adults who are liable to lose strength and muscle bulk because of their inability to move...

March 2

Hydrotherapy can help children and adults who are liable to lose strength and muscle bulk because of their inability to move...

Why Early Intervention?

Early childhood intervention are services provided to help children and their families develop skills and strategies...

February 16

Early childhood intervention are services provided to help children and their families develop skills and strategies necessary...

Early Intervention for Motor Impairments

Many argue that the earlier you start –the better. But when is early enough for starting with interventions for children...

February 1

Many argue that the earlier you start –the better. But when is early enough for starting with interventions for children with...

When Should Assistive Devices be Introduced?

It’s the goal of most parents of children with disabilities to get your child to crawl, stand and walk, in that order. And...

January 19

It’s the goal of most parents of children with disabilities to get your child to crawl, stand and walk, in that order. And for...

Assistive Devices To Help Make Everyday Life Easier

For people with disabilities, assistive devices and technology offer opportunity for inclusion in all aspects of everyday...

January 13

For people with disabilities, assistive devices and technology offer opportunity for inclusion in all aspects of everyday life....

Interview with Katarina Lauruschkus: Physical activity for everyone

Physical activity is important for everyone, including children with disabilities. Not only is it essential for health...

December 7

Physical activity is important for everyone, including children with disabilities. Not only is it essential for health...

Meet Ada - A girl with CP and her experience with the Innowalk

Ada is a 4 year old girl born 3 months premature and has cerebral palsy with a functional level of GMFCS IV. For her...

November 10

Ada is a 4 year old girl born 3 months premature and has cerebral palsy with a functional level of GMFCS IV. For her parents,...

Seven Questions To Ask Your Physiotherapist

Physical therapy is one of the key treatments for CP, so it’s likely that your child has close contact with a...

October 25

Physical therapy is one of the key treatments for CP, so it’s likely that your child has close contact with a physiotherapist.

Bonding through activities when your child has CP

Every parent enjoy watching their children smile while being active or learning a new skill. One of the greatest things to...

October 13

Every parent enjoy watching their children smile while being active or learning a new skill. One of the greatest things to...

How Active Standing Improves Physical And Mental Well-Being

In the ongoing mission to develop better treatment strategies for people with physical disabilities, the latest research has...

September 7

In the ongoing mission to develop better treatment strategies for people with physical disabilities, the latest research has...

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