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Deliberate Practice

What is Deliberate Practice?

Deliberate practice is something we embrace as Bridging® Technique Specialists. Finding ways to help relieve your pain faster and increase function more completely is a passion for us. Breaking down the nuances of your pains or developmental challenges to better understand the causes, effects, and movement relationships is something we love to do. Every two […]

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Visual-Motor System Need an Upgrade, or Just an Update?

Shoulder and head strength, hand-eye coordination, hand function, and more — so many essential postural and motor skills emanate from tummy time! What may not be so apparent? The same fundamental laddered skills related to tummy time support our visual-motor function and are needed at every age. If these skills are so important, how do […]

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Trouble with Fine Motor Skills? Why Tummy Time is So Important

Do you or your child need better focus and/or fine motor skills? In his 2008 book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell introduced us to the concept of 10,000 hours for mastery. Motor skill development is no different, yet we find so many reasons why infants and young children have missed out on the hours and hours necessary to […]

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When is a Reach More Than a Reach?

Children’s Motor Skills: When is a Reach more than a Reach?

Early life events are a big deal! Motor skills are actually an essential aspect for all that we hope our children will be — thriving socially and emotionally. Every sensory-motor skill developed as an infant is essential for building another skill somewhere down the road. This concept is called laddering — the skills ladder on […]

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The Hidden Impact of Medical Procedures on Children

Beyond the Scar A recent newsletter discussed the considerations of pre- and post-surgical considerations which often leave a lasting imprint of pain, discomfort, and insomnia. When procedures are for a child there is more to consider. The impact of medical procedures upon a child’s development is personal — my son had 38 lumbar punctures and […]

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William’s Story

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“When he started crawling, we knew we were good. Every time we have a session at Kinetic Konnections, he sleeps better after.” Tricia (mom of William, 15 months)   What prompted you to seek help? My son was born with Craniosynostosis, meaning the plates in his skull were fused together and would cause pressure on his […]

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Donna’s Story

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“I thought it was just regular aging, not anything important. But after my first session I walked out of there saying, “Jeepers, I feel 10 years younger!” Donna B. (80)   What prompted you to seek help? I started going because a few normal things started to get out of whack. When I did things […]

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Katie’s Story

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“What I appreciate about the Bridging® approach is that the body is all connected. I may have knee pain, but it might not be the cause but rather the symptom of something else.”  Katie O (41)   What prompted you to seek help? After a friend described how Kinetic Konnections helped her with a yoga […]

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