Using TheraTogs Systems Progressively

TheraTogs garment and strapping systems are so versatile, so customizable, and can be so immediately effective that we understand the temptation to correct many problems at once and to ask caretakers to follow through. Please do not try to do so. In the course of a single therapy session, therapists often wish they had more […]

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Brain Injury

Brain injury – following trauma, the growth of a tumor, tumor resection, and stroke – occurs after at least some sensorimotor development has occurred.  The presence of a period, or of completion of sensorimotor development distinguishes brain injury from cerebral palsy. Treatment for cerebral palsy involves habilitation – the fostering if optimum sensorimotor development. Treatment […]

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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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Dystonic CP

Dystonia is an extrapyramidal subtype of dyskinetic cerebral palsy (CP) in which involuntary movements occur due to dysfunction of the basal ganglia in the brain. How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of dystonic CP? The presence of uncontrolled movements interferes with the processing of somatosensory information from muscles, joints, and skin, with the  acquisition […]

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