Activities to improve upper body strength

Activities to help strengthen upper body Wall Pushes - Pushing against the wall ( for shoulder, arm and wrist) Shoulder girdle spirals Tug-of-war Chair push ups- hold onto the side of the chair and push up with your arms; lift up and down 10 times Arm pushes- with...

Activities to improve upper body strength

Activities to help strengthen upper body Wall Pushes - Pushing against the wall ( for shoulder, arm and wrist) Shoulder girdle spirals Tug-of-war Chair push ups- hold onto the side of the chair and push up with your arms; lift up and down 10 times Arm pushes- with...

Pencil Grip

The most functional pencil grip is a ‘tripod grasp’ Children adapt unusual grasps as a result of weakness in the hand or upper body, in attempt to gain increased stability. These less dynamic grasps can result in hand fatigue and pain. Some tips on how to help improve...

Some tips that can help improve Fine Motor Skills

Theraputty exercises Making a fist and stretching out quickly Scrunching paper Peg games for finger strength Squirt guns Squeezing soft balls Finger puppets Finger rhymes Thumb war Shuffling and dealing cards Holding paper between fingers and somebody else pulling it...

Dyspraxia -What is it and how to recognise it

There is no formal definition of what Dyspraxia is internationally and tends to be used interchangeably with DCD.(developmental co-ordination disorder) .  Occupational Therapists use the same diagnostic criteria from the DSM V.  Dyspraxia is more commonly diagnosed in...

Welcoming Dr Sindia Madan to our team

Dr Madan is a Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist with experience working with individuals across the lifespan with mild-to-severe mental health conditions. She completed a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of...

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