Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of ASD? TheraTogs systems can address the problems of postural control – the ability to sustain a posture while attending to and engaged in a purposeful activity – and hypersensitivity to tactile sensory input by delivering a cozy body hug that raises body awareness and […]

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Postural Problems

How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of children with flexible kyphosis and/or lordosis? TheraTogs undergarments and strapping systems are designed to sustain gains in functioning joint alignment that are made either actively or with unforced manual facilitation. The undergarments provide a gentle, mechanical assist and attachment sites for strapping that shortens the long muscles […]

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TheraTogs opens a 'door' for a child with Autism

“TheraTogs brought my baby Emily back to me,” said Emily’s mother, Linda. “It was as if she was in a room with a door cracked open. Any information we were trying to get to her would have to make it through the little tiny crack. However, once TheraTogs came into play, that door flew right open.” […]

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Developmental Delay

How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of developmental delay? Competent limb use begins with trunk and pelvic alignment and control and with adequate body awareness and sensory input. Therefore, regardless of the cause or level of severity of a delay in development, we recommend beginning to use TheraTogs garments to support the acquisition of  […]

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Sensory Processing Dysfunction (SPD)

  How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of children with SPD? TheraTogs undergarments deliver the somatosensory input and gentle mechanical stability of a customized body hug. For children with sensory-seeking behaviors who settle down when held, this cozy hug usually has a calming effect. Strapping is available toimprove the alignment of the spine and […]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Up to 50% of children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exhibit motor abnormalities including altered balance. Cerebellar dysfunction may contribute to the minor postural deficits seen in ADHD children.[1] How can TheraTogs contribute to ADHD management? We suggest using TheraTogs to address the issues of Developmental Coordination Disorder in ADHD (see discussion below). […]

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