Starry, Starry Night … and Nano-movements?–January 22, 2015

Starry, Starry Night ... and Nano-movements? Away from the city, I recently found myself outside one evening looking upward and found a marvelous sight. The evening's dark, crisp, clear sky was filled with brightly shining stars! The longer I peered, the clearer the patterns of the stars became. I did not know off-hand which one was which, but knew they had distinct names an

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Updates from Some 2014 Stories–January 8, 2015

Updates from Some 2014 Stories We are working on some amazing stories for you in 2015 and thought you'd enjoy a few updates on some of our 2014 features.   Madeline and Reading "Merry Christmas,” as Madeline is singing to her new karaoke machine, “I cannot believe the words she is reading as she sings—wow!"

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A Parent’s Joy in Daughter’s Reading–December 18, 2014

A Parent's Joy in Daughter's Reading Reading... both fun and imaginative, reading is an activity fundamental to all aspects of learning. Often learned quickly and easily, reading can be a struggle for some. "Madeline fought me on reading, and any kind of homework was a fight." Madeline, the third born out of four siblings, was an early talker. She was active, a t

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Heads, Helmets, and an Overlooked Injury–December 4, 2014

Heads, Helmets, and an Overlooked Injury Many sports now use helmets for head protection—
  • Hockey
  • Skiing
  • Football
  • Bicycling
However, the increase in the use of helmets for head protection has led to an increase in an injury pattern no one much considers—neck trauma. When the head hits, the helmet bounces leaving t

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Re-Tooling Running–November 7, 2014

Re-Tooling Running Some of recent updates from our running clients:
  • Qualifying for Boston!
  • Returning from Injury!
  • Setting New PR's!
Whether you are a parent watching their child run the bases without looking awkward, a teen making a team, or an adult returning from injury, we find there are many ways running brings joy to people

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Rear-End Collisions Create Major Muscle Havoc–October 23, 2014

Rear-End Pains No, not pain in the rear-end! A number of our adult clients have significant pains which coincidentally relate to impact patterns matching rear-end auto collisions. The other thing they have in common is the pains don't fit any traditional injury patterns and standard therapeutic approaches yield limited improvement. Our clients want to function without weird

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Reading Challenges and Growing Pains: A Shared Relationship???–September 4, 2014

Reading Challenges and Growing Pains: A Shared Relationship???
  • A tearful child pulling you from a deep sleep sobbing with leg pains…
  • A tearful child refusing to read because it’s too hard…
  • A tearful child not wanting to go to school because of reading, writing, or recess frustrations…
  • A dreaded call from school because your

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EMBC 2014 My Observations and Thoughts about Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering--what a hotbed of innovation and energy! I attended the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference 2014 last week and my head is still buzzing. The language of engineering was familiar but one I don't get to use much on a daily basis--algorithms, smoothing techniques, sensors, modulators, and more. Although topics related to movement were only a small share presented

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Summer Boo-Boo’s Summer 2013 post

Amazing that we are halfway through the summer, yet not half way done with summer plans. Whether barbequing, biking, boating or traveling, please be careful! We find summer fun sometimes yields summer boo-boo’s.

But you didn’t get seriously hurt, you say? Thank goodness! However big or small, incidents with significant impact still leave their signature in the

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