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Vibration Threshold and Toe Walking in Children

Pediatric Physical Therapy published research comparing distal vibratory perception threshold and sensation in 11 children who toe walked and 15 controls.  The mean vibration perception threshold at the metacarpal and metatarsal phalangeal joints was calculated for each participant.  In addition, the Short Sensory Profile was completed by each participant’s parent or caregiver.  The results indicated […]

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Stand Up Desks

Quite a few classrooms in Minnesota are in the process of trying out stand up desks. These desks were created by a teacher and a furniture company two years ago. The desks are height adjustable. The children can stand, sit and swing their feet on the movable foot rest. This desk seems like a great […]