Children’s clinic

Alberta Infant Motor Scale

Alberta Infant Motor Scale The Alberta Infant Motor Scale or AIMS is a standardised examination tool used by paediatric physiotherapists to assess infants. The test covers infants from birth up to 18 months of age and assesses their gross motor development.  Who is the AIMS used on? The AIMS is an appropriate test for any

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Physiotherapy vs Occupational Therapy 

You may be wondering what the difference is between a physiotherapist and occupational therapist particularly regarding working with children with disabilities.  Occupational therapists commonly work with children to improve fine motor control, cognitive skills, sensory processing, and hand eye coordination.  Physiotherapists on the other hand focus on gross motor skills (running, jumping, skipping), gait biomechanics,

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Why should I see an Accredited Exercise Physiologist post cancer diagnosis?

Exercise recommendations should be tailored to the individual’s abilities noting that specific exercise programming adaptations may be required for people with cancer based on disease and treatment-related adverse effects, anticipated disease trajectory and their health status. Accredited Exercise Physiologists and Physiotherapists are the most appropriate and qualified health professionals to be prescribing and administering exercise

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