This Grad Took a Village!–June 10, 2014

This Grad Took a Village! Congratulations to my son Dan!  To see him in a cap and gown marching as part of the Class of 2014 brings more joy and pride than I imagined possible.   Hope Allows for Possibility Four years ago, when Dan was 13, I gave serious thought to Dan's future. A vocation would be fine, but what? He was bright at disparate skill

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Baby Hannah and Visual-Motor Development–May 20, 2014

Baby Hannah and Visual-Motor Development Despite everything being “normal” in her development, at 8 weeks Hannah was of

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The Anguish and Frustration of Being Last–May 6, 2014

The Anguish and Frustration of Being Last "Miss Cara," my 10-year-old client asked, "what is your diagnosis?" A benign question from a child well aware of the developmental labels he carries. I laughed, but wondered what label I would have if I grew up in these times. I was terribly uncoordinated so I might indeed have had a label, which likely would have kept

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Spring Break Slip-Up–April 8, 2014

Spring Break Slip-up Cara's Spring break mishap   Day 1- Knee Swollen, throbbing, not bending much. Day 3- Limping badly, not bending much. Day 4- Kinetic Bridging®. Bending! Limping gone. Day 5- Swelling gone! Day 7- Elliptical for 45min. Day 8- Run 5 miles on trail!   A wonderful week of hiking on the coast filled with sun and ac

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After the Cast is Gone…–March 11, 2014

After the Cast is Gone... A Story of Casts, Braces, Pain, and Weakness After the cast comes off, strength has gone on vacation, coordination takes extra effort, and there are weird aches and pains. Sound familiar? It’s a story we hear frequently. In addition to the trauma of a bone break, the cast can be the source of your current pain and weakness. Why? When t

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The Collarbone is Connected to the…–February 18, 2014

The Collarbone is Connected to the... You slip and catch yourself with your right arm. Whew, close call but, lately your neck hurts, headaches are more frequent, and it is hard to get comfortable sleeping. Coincidence? Not really. In the past few months we've seen a number of children and adults who have had collarbone/clavicle injuries. Some common concerns with them are he

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Pain from winter sports, shoveling, or slipping on ice?–January 14, 2014

Pain from winter sports, shoveling, or slipping on ice? We use our Kinetic Bridging® magic to quickly erase your pain and stiffness for good. If your pain is related to your kids (sensory issues being cooped up for many days), we put our magic into quickly teaching their muscles lessons skipped as an infant.   Back Sore? Leg Pain? Shoulder Stiff? Read more...

Martial Arts for Kids

Want to help build your child's self-esteem and confidence? Improve his balance and coordination? Or maybe you would simply like for your child to participate in a structured and fun atmosphere? For many of our clients Martial Arts training has been an effective way to address these goals. There are a variety of martial art styles offered for children, including judo, aikido, taekwondo and karate

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Nicholas’ Sports Interest Blooms

[image url="http://kinetic.dev.tilpropreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/bball.jpg" alignment="left" margin_left="0" margin_right="10" margin_top="0" margin_bottom="10" width="200" height="200"]Last summer, 10-year-old Nicholas showed no interest in playing sports. Muscular coordination and maintaining balance were such challenges for the fifth grader that it was difficult for him to enjoy any

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