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The Transition into Adulthood for Young People with Cerebral Palsy

Lindsey Hopkinson is a paediatric physiotherapist who works with children and young adults from birth to 18 years. In this blog post, she describes her main areas of focus when assessing and treating any young adult with cerebral palsy, to ensure they are working towards a transition to adult services: “One of the most important […]

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Top Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries on your Child’s Sport’s Day

Summer is on it way and this means sports day is just around the corner for many children.  Although sports participation provides numerous physical and social benefits, it also has a downside: the risk of sports-related injuries. Here are our top tips to keep your child injury free: Warm-Up: Teach your child to warm up their […]

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Have you Thought about how much Sleep your Child is Getting?

Sleep is essential for your child’s health and wellbeing and early establishment of good sleep patterns is a major contribution to development, learning and growth – both physical and emotional. A child with a physical disability is more likely to have disturbed sleep as they might find it difficult to get comfortable at night. They […]

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Tree of Hope – Hope for Sick Children and their Families in the UK and Ireland

Tree of Hope is a fantastic registered UK charity that has been set up to help support sick or disabled children and their families.  Many of these children have long term medical needs and may require surgery, ongoing therapy and equipment to help improve their quality of life and help them reach their maximum potential.  […]

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