Strength Deficit

Weakness is defined as a lack of strength and the inability to generate normal voluntary force in a muscle.[1]  It is a feature of several neuromotor disorders that are characterized by faulty movements, altered muscle tone, and postural and joint malalignments – the latter a causative factor without neural concerns. [2],[3],[4]  Weakness is a also common aspect […]

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Athetoid/Dyskinetic CP

How can TheraTogs help in the management of ADCP (Athetoid/Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy)? The presence of continuous, uncontrolled movements interferes with the acquisition and maintenance of postural control and with effective limb use. Because postural control – the ability to sustain a posture while attending to and engaged in a purposeful activity – is the foundation […]

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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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Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT)

Originated by Karel and Berta Bobath in the 1960s, NDT has since evolved to incorporate emerging theories of sensorimotor learning, and uses guided or facilitated movements as a treatment strategy to ensure correlation with input from tactile, vestibular, and somatosensory receptors within the body. These assumptions (among others) are inherent in NDT : Primary problems […]

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