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Read up on the latest news, tips & clinical advice published by the Leckey clinical team alongside guest blog articles from a range of healthcare professionals.

We'll be sharing informative content surrounding topics such as toileting, postural management, early intervention, managing Cerebral Palsy and much more. For a more in depth look and additional clinical advice, you can join our regularly scheduled, live webinars. Sign up to our mailing list to stay informed.

SMA Awareness Month: Reflecting On The Changing Standard Of Care For Children with SMA

As August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Awareness Month, I started to think about how the standard care of children with neuromuscular conditions, SMA in particular, has changed in such a short space of time.

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Therapy in Practice – The (Lack Of) Provision Of Sleep Systems For Children

Wherever it is in the country that you practice, it is likely that the funding of sleep systems is very erratic. But why should this be?

Along with Seating, Standing and Walking, Supine postural supports (sleep systems) are a key component of a child’s 24-hour postural management programme but unfortunately, they are given much less recognition, research or reimbursement than the others.

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Our Family, Our Story - Shannon & Jaxon

Whilst we hadn’t considered it before, toileting was definitely something that would make a big difference to all of our lives. By that point, we were planning days out around nappy changes and changes of clothes, and it was becoming increasingly hard to find suitable changing facilities for a tall, growing boy. However, we had no preconceptions or expectations about how things would go - it was simply a case of opening up that opportunity and letting Jaxon take the lead.

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Addressing 24-Hour Activity Behaviours of Children With Cerebral Palsy

A recent study showed that 0% of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) at GMFCS Level III are reaching all the recommended guidelines for activity or sleep. How do we address this as part of a 24 hour postural management programme?

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Measuring Progress in Walkers and Gait trainers: Where do we start?

The way we view childhood disability is changing.  As physiotherapists, we are being encouraged to shift our attention away from purely addressing a child’s body structure and function (that is interventions which focus on muscle length or strength) to a more holistic approach - one which understands how the child participates at home, at school and in their community.

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Breaking the cycle of asymmetries using 24-hour postural management

For those of us who work with children with disabilities, we seem to intuitively know that if the child stays in one position too long, then the body will take the "shape" of that position, and if the position is not in good alignment, the child will begin to develop postural asymmetries. So, we try to create a program that offers alternative positioning throughout the day while supporting the child to prevent asymmetries.

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