The Importance of Nasal Breathing

Did you know the primary job of the mouth is eating and speaking (high five you knew it)? Did you know the primary job of the nose is smelling and respiration (smelling you knew it, but respiration? Maybe)? Wow! That is a huge responsibility on the nose, BREATHING, taking in the good stuff (oxygen) and […]

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Need Game Recommendations?

When it comes to kiddos, games are the magic key. Many SLPs like to integrate games into practice, use games as rewards, or adjust traditional board games to fit the needs of their child. Do I like games? Of course! However, I’ve realized as we get older our innate love for play and fun starts […]

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What is Torticollis?

Torticollis (wry neck, or loxia) is one of a broader category of disorders that exhibit flexion, extension, or twisting of muscles of the neck beyond their normal position. The Latin definition of torticollis means “twisted neck.” This official definition of torticollis sounds a little bizarre to me as a physical therapist (twisted neck?! Eww!), so I can […]

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