Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Weight bearing and posture

This little guy who has cerebral palsy did great today. I'd like to think it was due to all the weight bearing activities. Shown here- he is bearing weight on a vibrating pillow (he is facing backwards). But I think part of this picture of erect posture is that he is wearing a body suit.
He also had better control while performing a ring stack type activity.

Barbara Smith, M.S., OTR/L author of, The Recycling Occupational Therapist

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