Knock-Knees and Bowed-Legs

Knock-Knees and Bowed-Legs

What are knock-knees? Knock-knees (genu valgum) are a knee deformity where the knees are angled inwards. This is noticeable in standing, where a child’s knees may be pressed together while their feet are spaced apart.    Between the ages of 2-5 years old, this...
Two types of flat feet and their treatment

Two types of flat feet and their treatment

In order to walk effectively, feet need to be rigid to support the body. The way the foot maintains its firmness when walking is through the ‘medial arch’.  The medial arch is a natural arch on the inside of your feet, formed by bones and supported by ligaments,...
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Orofacial myology is the study of the facial and oropharyngeal muscles and their movements and how those movements can affect breathing, swallowing, speech, posture and facial development. An Orofacial myofunctional disorder refers to abnormal resting lip and tongue...
10 Tips to Improve Your Sleep Hygiene

10 Tips to Improve Your Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene can be the routines, habits and environmental factors that help or hinder a good night’s sleep.  People might need between 9-13 hours of sleep each night depending on their age and stage of development.  We are most aware of the impact sleep has on us...