October 10, 2019

From 11th November, we are moving to 128a Roberts St Yarraville (Pelvic Health Melbourne building). We are very excited to be moving to a bigger clinic space better suited to children!

For all appointments after 11th November, please call our new clinic on (03) 9325 151...

October 17, 2018

Plagiocephaly is a common condition seen in newborns and young infants where the head is ‘misshapen’ or asymmetrical. Sometimes babies are born with an irregular head shape, and other times it develops in the weeks or months following birth. The bones in a young babies...

March 7, 2018

Every baby is unique and the timing of gross motor development varies from baby to baby. So what is normal and when should you seek help? Listed below are some of the common development stages during the first 12-18 months and the normal age range at which they occur....

February 12, 2018

Should children who are aiming to excel in one sport specialise from an early age, or does sampling a variety of sports provide a better foundation for a successful sporting career later on? Alice provides evidence-based advice in this article recently published on the...

June 6, 2017

What is hypotonia (low muscle tone)?

Muscle tone refers to the amount of tension within a muscle when it is at rest. We need a certain amount of tension to maintain an upright posture and move around. Sometimes a person’s muscle tone is either too high (hypertonia), whi...

January 5, 2017

As parents, we are pressured to squeeze as many structured activities and lessons into the weekly schedule as time and money allows, and not to mention from the youngest age possible. After all, we want to make sure they are ‘school ready’, right? It may come as a surp...

November 9, 2016

What is Hypermobility?

It is normal for children to be more flexible than adults, but some children are a lot more flexible than others. A joint is considered to be ‘hypermobile’ when there is more flexibility than normal. When only one joint is affected, it is called ‘...

October 13, 2016

What is toe walking? Toe walking happens when children walk on their tippie toes. A ‘typical’ walking pattern is where the heel makes contact first, followed

September 30, 2016

The baby product market in Australia is enormous. As parents, we are surrounded by advertising messages that tell us we need to buy specific seats, bouncers, activity centres, walkers and more to give our babies the best opportunity for development. While some of these...

August 3, 2016

When should you start doing tummy time with your baby? How can you make tummy time safe and fun? How often and for how long? The article I wrote for the curren

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Little Movers Physiotherapy

Westgate Health Co-op

2 Home Rd

Newport VIC 3015

 

littlemoversphysiotherapy@gmail.com

Bookings: (03) 9391 2222

Enquiries: 0438 028 220

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