Physical Therapy

W Sitting

What is W sitting? W-sitting is when a child sits on their bottom with their knees bent and feet positioned outside of their hips. If you’re standing above your child, you will see their legs and body make the shape of a W. Why Do Physical Therapists Not Like W Sitting? Prolonged W sitting can lead to the following iss…

In-Hand Manipulation

What is in-hand manipulation? The ability to hold an object in one hand and move it without assistance from the other hand. Children start to develop these skills between 2-4 years old with a single object. The order of development of these skills are first finger to palm translation, palm to finger translation, rotati…