Category: Pediatric Physical Therapy

Backpack Safety for Your Entire Family

September 15th, 2020

September 16, 2020 is “Safe Backpack Day” and who better to help keep you and your backpack-wearing loved ones safe than your MVPT Physical Therapist!! Students and commuters wearing backpacks that are improperly fit or that are overloaded and too heavy are at increased risk for injury. Injury can occur not only from carrying the

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Sneaker Recommendations

April 16th, 2019

Both pronation and supination are movements of the foot that are necessary for a normal gait pattern. Pronation is when the ankle turns inward and acts as a means of shock absorption. Supination is when the ankle and foot raise upward and acts to give the foot stability when stepping forward